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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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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

6.70/10
1,687 Votes
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Agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the United States border.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 123 min.
  • Language: English, Spanish

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Homefront (2013)

6.50/10
1,592 Votes
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Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter, Maddy. He decides to quit the turbulent and demanding life of thrill for Maddy's sake and retires to a small town. His daughter fights off a boy who was bullying her at school and this sets in motion a round of events that end in his direct confrontation with the local Meth drug lord. His past history with the biker gang also enters the arena, making matters more complex. But he has a mission in his mind to protect his daughter and he is ready to pay any cost that it demands.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 100 min.
  • Language: English

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Fresh (1994)

7.50/10
93 Votes
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Michael is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. His father has become a street bum,but still meets with Fresh on occasion to play chess. Fresh is rather quiet in a crazy world. Fresh's sister is a junkie who sleeps with the dealers that Fresh sells for. As the story progresses Fresh realizes that he doesn't want to sell drugs anymore - he wants revenge.

  • Country: France, French Republic, United States of America
  • Duration: 114 min.
  • Language: English

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Léon: The Professional (1994)

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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A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)

6.30/10
1,866 Votes
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Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 113 min.
  • Language: English

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The Foreigner (2017)

6.70/10
1,307 Votes
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Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search to find the terrorists leads to a cat-and-mouse conflict with a British government official whose own past may hold the clues to the identities of the elusive killers.

  • Country: China, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 113 min.
  • Language: Chinese, English

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We Own the Night (2007)

6.70/10
731 Votes
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A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 117 min.
  • Language: English, Russian

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The Equalizer 2 (2018)

6.50/10
2,595 Votes
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Robert McCall, who serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, embarks on a relentless, globe-trotting quest for vengeance when a long-time girl friend is murdered.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 122 min.
  • Language: Arabic, English, French, Hebrew, Spanish, Turkish

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22 Bullets (2010)

6.50/10
590 Votes
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Charly Mattei¨ has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in Marseille's Old Port, with 22 bullets in his body. Against all the odds, he doesn't die...

  • Country: France, French Republic
  • Duration: 115 min.
  • Language: English, French

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Cop Land (1997)

6.70/10
786 Votes
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Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And when Freddy uncovers a massive, deadly conspiracy among these local residents, he is forced to take action and make a dangerous choice between protecting his idols and upholding the law.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 104 min.
  • Language: English

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The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

7.40/10
4,972 Votes
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Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally uncover his dark past while dodging The Company's best efforts to eradicate him.

  • Country: Germany, United States of America
  • Duration: 115 min.
  • Language: English, French, Arabic, Russian, Spanish

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Four Brothers (2005)

6.70/10
1,173 Votes
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Four adopted brothers return to their Detroit hometown when their mother is murdered and vow to exact revenge on the killers.

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

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You Were Never Really Here (2017)

6.60/10
1,394 Votes
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A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America, France, French Republic
  • Duration: 89 min.
  • Language: English

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Get Shorty (1995)

6.50/10
556 Votes
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Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, the romantic sparks fly. After pitching his own life story as a movie idea, Chili learns that being a mobster and being a Hollywood producer really aren't all that different.

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

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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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The First Purge (2018)

5.80/10
2,242 Votes
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To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the others, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 97 min.
  • Language: English

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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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Shot Caller (2017)

6.90/10
1,224 Votes
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A newly-released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 121 min.
  • Language: English

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Acts of Vengeance (2017)

5.80/10
255 Votes
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A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.

  • Country: United States of America, Bulgaria
  • Duration: 87 min.
  • Language: English

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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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