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Léon: The Professional (1994) - Information

8.30/10
8,960 Votes
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Léon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Léon's footsteps.

  • Country: France, French Republic, United States of America
  • Duration: 111 min.
  • Language: English, French, Italian

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Like #1

Get Carter (1971)

7.10/10
221 Votes
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Jack Carter is a small-time hood working in London. When word reaches him of his brothers death, he travels to Newcastle to attend the funeral. Refusing to accept the police report of suicide, Carter seeks out his brother’s friends and acquaintances to learn who murdered his sibling and why.

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Duration: 112 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #2

Shaft (2000)

5.90/10
676 Votes
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New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence will get him acquitted -- especially since he's paid a drug kingpin to kill the witness.

  • Country: Germany, United States of America
  • Duration: 99 min.
  • Language: English, Spanish, German

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Like #3

Looper (2012)

6.80/10
7,332 Votes
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In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a hired gun, like Joe is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good until the day the mob decides to close the loop, sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

  • Country: China, United States of America
  • Duration: 118 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #4

Brooklyn's Finest (2009)

6.40/10
513 Votes
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Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and wrong.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 133 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #5

Street Kings (2008)

6.50/10
755 Votes
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Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a part of his entire career, ultimately leading him to question the loyalties of everyone around him.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 109 min.
  • Language: English, Turkish

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Like #6

Death Sentence (2007)

6.50/10
577 Votes
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Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 105 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #7

In Bruges (2008)

7.50/10
2,854 Votes
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Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 108 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #8

Layer Cake (2004)

7.00/10
1,069 Votes
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When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Duration: 105 min.
  • Language: English, Romanian

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Like #9

Run All Night (2015)

6.40/10
1,864 Votes
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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.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 114 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #10

Crank (2006)

6.60/10
2,189 Votes
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Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 88 min.
  • Language: English, Spanish, Korean

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Like #11

Heat (1995)

7.80/10
3,769 Votes
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Obsessive master thief, Neil McCauley leads a top-notch crew on various daring heists throughout Los Angeles while determined detective, Vincent Hanna pursues him without rest. Each man recognizes and respects the ability and the dedication of the other even though they are aware their cat-and-mouse game may end in violence.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 170 min.
  • Language: English, Spanish

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Like #12

Collateral (2004)

7.20/10
3,000 Votes
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Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 120 min.
  • Language: Spanish, English

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Like #13

Wanted (2008)

6.40/10
4,698 Votes
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Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 110 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #14

Eliminators (2016)

5.80/10
73 Votes
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A former US Federal Agent must abandon the witness protection program and come out of hiding when his London home is invaded in error due to a wrong address. When the event ends with multiple homicides, the news triggers those hunting him to send Europe's most dangerous assassin to kill him. Now on the run with his daughters life in jeopardy, a determined father must get her to safety before the people he's been hiding from tracks him down.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 95 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #15

Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

8.40/10
2,737 Votes
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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

  • Country: United States of America, Italy
  • Duration: 229 min.
  • Language: French, English, Italian

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Like #16

John Wick (2014)

7.20/10
11,976 Votes
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Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 101 min.
  • Language: Hungarian, English, Russian

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Like #17

The Equalizer (2014)

7.20/10
5,639 Votes
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McCall believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets Teri, a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by – he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 132 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #18

Wild Target (2010)

6.40/10
394 Votes
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Victor Maynard is a middle-aged, solitary assassin who lives to please his formidable mother, despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he finds himself drawn to one of his intended victims. After sparing her life, he unexpectedly acquires a young apprentice. Believing Victor to be a private detective, his two new companions tag along, while he attempts to thwart the murderous attentions of his unhappy client.

  • Country: France, French Republic, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 98 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #19

Terminal (2018)

5.60/10
418 Votes
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In the dark heart of a sprawling, anonymous city, two assassins carry out a sinister mission, a teacher battles a fatal illness, and an enigmatic janitor and a curious waitress lead dangerous double lives. Murderous consequences unravel in the dead of night, as their lives intertwine at the hands of a mysterious criminal mastermind who is hell-bent on revenge.

  • Country: United States of America, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, Hungary
  • Duration: 95 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #20

Memories of Murder (2003)

8.10/10
1,368 Votes
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1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about a serial murderer grow louder. A special task force is set up in the area, with two local detectives Park Doo-Man and Jo Young-Goo joined by a detective from Seoul who requested to be assigned to the case.

  • Country: Korea
  • Duration: 131 min.
  • Language: Korean, English

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