20 movies similar to Sicario (2015)

1 Close (2019) ★ 5.7

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Hired to protect a pampered mining heiress Zoe (Sophie Nélisse), bodyguard Sam (Noomi Rapace) finds herself tangled in a deadly conspiracy. When attackers target the heiress she's protecting, battle-hardened bodyguard Sam scrambles to save her client - and teach her how to fight back.

2 The Drop (2014) ★ 7.1

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Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.

3 Live by Night (2016) ★ 6.4

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A group of Boston-bred gangsters set up shop in balmy Florida during the Prohibition era, facing off against the competition and the Ku Klux Klan.

4 The Town (2010) ★ 7.5

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More than 300 bank robberies occur every year in Boston. And most of the professionals who specialize in this area live in a county called Charleston, a total area of one square mile. Doug McRae is one of them. Unlike most, Doug had a chance to succeed, a chance not to follow his father's criminal path. Instead, however, he became the de facto leader of a group of ruthless bank robbers who pride themselves on taking whatever they want and getting away with it.

5 Inside Man: Most Wanted (2019) ★ 5.6

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An NYPD officer teams up with a federal agent to rescue dozens of tourists taken hostage at a U.S. Federal Reserve Bank.

6 Mine (2016) ★ 5.9

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After a failed assassination attempt, a United States Marine finds himself stranded in the desert. Exposed to the elements, he must survive the dangers of the desert and battle the psychological and physical tolls of the treacherous conditions.

7 Triple Frontier (2019) ★ 6.4

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The border area between Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil is considered a haven for organized crime, drug traffickers and terrorists. For years, special operations teams have tried to sweep the region, but to no avail. An operative code-named Pope, after years of tracking, finally discovers the hiding place of drug lord Lorea and enlists his retired comrades to pull off an adventurous operation. He convinces his former colleagues to kill and rob Lorea, thereby ensuring himself and his families a good life.

8 Extraction (2020) ★ 6.7

A group of mercenaries takes the son of an imprisoned Indian drug lord hostage. The teenager is kidnapped by rivals and held in the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka, a city of slums and almost entirely surrounded by rivers. The responsible assignment is given to ex-military man Tyler Rake. He easily defeats the armed guards and quickly frees the prisoner, but getting the guy to safety and out of the city, where you are hunted, is not so easy.

9 The Old Guard (2020) ★ 6.7

An elite group of mercenaries, all immortals with the ability to heal themselves discover someone is onto their secret. They must fight for their freedom as they battle against an unknown enemy in order to survive and protect what's theirs.

10 6 Underground (2019) ★ 6.1

After faking his own death, a conscious billionaire starts a new life - he recruits a team of mercenaries from different countries to fight against evil in this world. All members of the team are given numbers instead of names, and their goal is to overthrow the dictator and liberate the people of the country of Turgistan.

11 The Equalizer (2014) ★ 7.2

Former CIA agent Robert McCall has decided to start life anew, to leave the difficult past behind and look to the future, just as he promised his late wife. He had already found a regular job as a store clerk. One day, McCaul steps in for a young prostitute, Teri, with whom he has been chatting at the local diner and who is under the control of the Russian mafia.

McCaul ends his voluntary resignation and begins his own quest for justice. Anyone who suffers from criminal masterminds, corrupt officials and cannot find help from the state finds help in McCaul. He will help. Because he is the great equalizer.

12 13 Hours (2016) ★ 7.3

In the aftermath of Gaddafi's downfall, a power vacuum exists and there was no clear leadership. The climate in Libya is volatile with military weapons freely available. Even though US Ambassador Chris Stevens knew this when he visited Benghazi on September 11th 2012 to stay at an unofficial CIA base near their location, they were still attacked by hordes of heavily armed locals who sought revenge against America for supporting Gaddafi during his regime years before.

Fortunately six CIA contractors from ex-military backgrounds agreed to provide security and defend him; however that night those same men would find themselves battling more than just one hundred bullets fired into their compound while defending not only the ambassador but also innocent lives as well!

13 American Made (2017) ★ 7.1

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.

14 Arrival (2016) ★ 7.9

Unexpected appearance of unidentified flying objects in different parts of the world puts the world in awe. The intentions of the aliens are not clear - the armed forces of the world are on full alert, and the best minds of mankind are trying to figure out how to talk to the uninvited guests. The government enlists the help of linguist Louise Banks and physicist Ian Donnelly to prevent a global catastrophe and find a common language with the aliens. From now on, the fate of mankind is in their hands.

15 Body of Lies (2008) ★ 7.1

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The CIA is hunting the leader of a series of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is a national intelligence agent, moving around the world trying to prevent any unwanted events. An eye in the sky, a satellite, watches over him. On the other end of this connection is CIA veteran Ed Hoffman, who tracks events from afar.

The closer Ferris gets to his goal, the more clearly he realizes that trust is both a dangerous thing and the only thing that will keep him alive.

16 Project Power (2020) ★ 6.0

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When a pill that gives its users unpredictable superpowers for five minutes hits the streets of New Orleans, a teenage dealer and a local cop must team with an ex-soldier to take down the group responsible for its creation.

17 Blackhat (2015) ★ 5.4

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The calm, measured life of modern world space. It seems that nothing can break the even, smooth course of events, life is so mechanized, everything is calculated down to the smallest detail, it would seem, what can happen? What event could disrupt such a perfectly tuned machine? However, it is developments in the field of the latest technology that pose the main threat to humanity. The best scientific minds from the U.S. and China join forces against the most powerful cyber attack.

18 Gemini Man (2019) ★ 5.7

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"Henry Brogan is an elite 51-year-old assassin who's ready to call it quits after completing his 72nd job. His plans get turned upside down when he becomes the target of a mysterious operative who can seemingly predict his every move. To his horror, Brogan soon learns that the man who's trying to kill him is a younger, faster, cloned version of himself.

19 Collateral (2004) ★ 7.5

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A cab driver finds himself in a hostage situation when a hired assassin gets into his car, forcing him to wind kilometers through nighttime Los Angeles from one victim to another. He must be saved himself and the killer's last intended target...

20 The Accountant (2016) ★ 7.3

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As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities, and the body count starts to rise.

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