20 Movies Like Taken (2008)

1 The Transporter (2002) ★ 6.8

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Frank Martin, a former paratrooper, has a pretty good business - he transports all kinds of cargo across the French Mediterranean and does his work quickly and efficiently. There is no shortage of customers, because he always strictly adheres to three rules: he does not change the terms of the deal, does not ask for any names and never looks into the luggage. But one day, while carrying the cargo of a client named Wall Street, Frank discovers that the bag is moving. For the first time ever, Martin breaks the rule, looks inside the bag and discovers a beautiful woman, who turns out to be the daughter of a prominent Chinese mobster...

2 Colombiana (2011) ★ 6.4

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A young girl in Bogotá witnesses her parents' murder and grows up to be a stone-cold assassin.

3 3 Days to Kill (2014) ★ 6.2

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A dying CIA agent trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment.

4 Safe (2012) ★ 6.5

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Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.

5 Cellular (2004) ★ 6.5

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A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. The catch? The woman claims to have been kidnapped; and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.

6 From Paris with Love (2010) ★ 6.5

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James can be envied: the position of personal assistant to the US ambassador in France, a beautiful Parisian girl as a girlfriend, expensive suits and a lucrative job as a CIA operative. But he dreams of quite another - of an adventurous life of a real secret agent, saving the world with his fists, shots and caustic remarks. Fate ironically smiles at James. He gets a real-life combat assignment, complete with his sorcerer partner Charlie Weeks. But he soon realizes that being a superagent isn't as great as he imagined.

7 Unknown (2011) ★ 6.8

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After a serious car accident in Berlin, Dr. Martin Harris (Liam Neeson) awakes to find himself with amnesia and on the run from mysterious assassins who want him dead for unknown reasons. He is now forced into hiding as he tries desperately trying recall what happened before his injuries permanently erased all memory of ever being anybody other than just one man: "Martin".

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 Salt (2010) ★ 6.4

Evelyn Salt is an employee of the CIA. She miraculously manages to avoid prison: her own agency makes unsubstantiated accusations against her that she is working for Russian intelligence. Now Salt must restore her good name.

10 Safe House (2012) ★ 6.7

Matt dreams of moving to Paris with his fiancée. But what she doesn't know is that he has been working for the CIA for a year.

The legendary CIA agent Frost is in possession of classified information. But he's out of control, and now his main rule is "trust no one - everyone will betray you."

Their paths will cross in one of the most beautiful cities in the world - Cape Town, where everyone will have to make a choice.

11 Faster (2010) ★ 6.4

After ten years in prison, Driver has one goal: track down and destroy the people involved in the brutal murder of his brother. Finally gaining his freedom, he is ready to go to any length to fulfill his cruel mission and get rid of those on his black list.

The joy of revenge is hindered by a veteran cop and an assassin, both of whom have their own reasons for getting even with him. Now the hunt is on for the hunter...

12 The Accountant (2016) ★ 7.3

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.

13 The Equalizer 2 (2018) ★ 6.7

Director Antoine Fuqua reunites with Denzel Washington in this sequel to 2014's The Equalizer. Washington resumes his role as Robert McCall: a retired CIA Black Ops operative who now works as a Lyft driver and moonlights as a vigilante. When his long-time friend is murdered he embarks on a relentless, globe-trotting quest for vengeance.

14 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.

15 Run All Night (2015) ★ 6.6

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Mobster and hit man Jimmy Conlon has one night to figure out where his loyalties lie: with his estranged son, Mike, whose life is in danger, or his longtime best friend, mob boss Shawn Maguire, who wants Mike to pay for the death of his own son.

16 Man on Fire (2004) ★ 7.7

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The wealthy residents of Mexico City panic: 24 people have disappeared in just six days! Former CIA agent John Creasy is hired as a bodyguard for the nine-year-old daughter of industrialist Samuel Ramos, Pita Ramos. At first, Creasy has a hard time tolerating the neighborhood of an overdeveloped girl.

But in time they become friends. Creasy gets a taste for life again, but everything falls apart when Pita is kidnapped. Creasy vows to kill anyone involved in Pita's kidnapping. Now no one can stop him...

17 The Mechanic (2011) ★ 6.5

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An elite hitman teaches his trade to an apprentice who has a connection to one of his previous victims.

18 John Wick (2014) ★ 7.4

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John Wick is, at first glance, an average, average American who leads a quiet, peaceful life. However, not many people know that he was a hired killer, and one of the best professionals in his business.

After the son of a gang leader and his buddies steal his beloved 1969 Mustang, killing his dog Daisy, a gift from his recently deceased wife, John is forced to return to his past. Now Wick begins a hunt for those who have been negligent in crossing him, and he is willing to do anything to get revenge.

19 Law Abiding Citizen (2009) ★ 7.4

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A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free.

20 Taken 3 (2014) ★ 6.0

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Liam Neeson returns as ex-covert operative Bryan Mills, whose long awaited reconciliation with his ex-wife is tragically cut short when she is brutally murdered. Consumed with rage, and framed for the crime, he goes on the run to evade the relentless pursuit of the CIA, FBI and the police. For one last time, Mills must use his "particular set of skills," to track down the real killers, exact his unique brand of justice, and protect the only thing that matters to him now - his daughter.

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