Movies like American Made 2017

The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.

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1 The Hitman's Bodyguard 2017

The world top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.

Genres:

Action, Comedy

Director:

Patrick Hughes

Writer:

Tom O'Connor

Countries:

Bulgaria, Hong Kong, Netherlands, United States of America
6.9

2 The Foreigner 2017

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.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Martin Campbell

Writers:

David Marconi (screenplay by), Stephen Leather (based on the novel "The Chinaman" by)

Countries:

China, United Kingdom, United States of America
7

3 Going In Style 2017

Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.

Genres:

Crime, Comedy

Director:

Zach Braff

Writers:

Theodore Melfi (screenplay by), Edward Cannon (based on the story by)

Country:

United States of America
6.6

4 Wind River 2017

An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Taylor Sheridan

Writer:

Taylor Sheridan

Country:

United States of America
7.7

5 Sicario: Day Of The Soldado 2018

Agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the United States border.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Stefano Sollima

Writer:

Taylor Sheridan

Country:

United States of America
7.1

6 Shot Caller 2017

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.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Ric Roman Waugh

Writer:

Ric Roman Waugh

Country:

United States of America
7.3

7 War Machine 2017

A rock star general bent on winning the “impossible” war in Afghanistan takes us inside the complex machinery of modern war. Inspired by the true story of General Stanley McChrystal.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, War

Director:

David Michôd

Writers:

Michael Hastings (book), David Michôd (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6

8 Detroit 2017

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller, History

Director:

Kathryn Bigelow

Writer:

Mark Boal

Country:

United States of America
7.3

9 Gold 2016

Kenny Wells, a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, is desperate for a lucky break. Left with few options, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist to execute a grandiose, last-ditch effort: to find gold deep in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Stephen Gaghan

Country:

United States of America
6.7

10 The Accountant 2016

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.

Genres:

Crime, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Gavin O'Connor

Writer:

Bill Dubuque

Country:

United States of America
7.3

11 Murder On The Orient Express 2017

Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Mystery

Director:

Kenneth Branagh

Writers:

Michael Green (screenplay by), Agatha Christie (based upon the novel by)

Countries:

United States of America, Malta
6.5

12 Downsizing 2017

A kindly occupational therapist undergoes a new procedure to be shrunken to four inches tall so that he and his wife can help save the planet and afford a nice lifestyle at the same time.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction

Director:

Alexander Payne

Countries:

United States of America, Norway
5.7

13 Molly's Game 2017

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Aaron Sorkin

Writers:

Aaron Sorkin (written for the screen by), Molly Bloom (based on the book by)

Countries:

Canada, China, United States of America
7.4

14 The Commuter 2018

A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Jaume Collet-Serra

Writers:

Byron Willinger (story by), Philip de Blasi (story by) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

France, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.3

15 12 Strong 2018

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

Genres:

Drama, Action, History, War

Director:

Nicolai Fuglsig

Country:

United States of America
6.5

16 Darkest Hour 2017

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

Genres:

Drama, History

Director:

Joe Wright

Country:

United Kingdom
7.4

17 All The Money In The World 2017

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery

Director:

Ridley Scott

Writers:

David Scarpa, John Pearson (based on the book 'Painfully Rich: The Outrageous Fortune and Misfortunes of the Heirs of J. Paul Getty' by)

Countries:

United States of America, Italy, United Kingdom
6.8

18 Allied 2016

In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.

Genres:

Action, Drama, War, Romance, Thriller

Director:

Robert Zemeckis

Writer:

Steven Knight

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.1

19 The Wall 2017

An American sniper and his spotter engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with an Iraqi sniper.

Genres:

Thriller, War, Drama

Director:

Doug Liman

Writer:

Dwain Worrell

Country:

United States of America
6.2

20 Jungle 2017

In 1981, an enthusiastic young adventurer follows his dreams into the Bolivian Amazon jungle with two friends and a guide with a mysterious past. Their journey quickly turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wilderness lead to an all-out fight for survival.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Greg McLean (as Greg Mclean)

Writers:

Yossi Ghinsberg (book), Justin Monjo (screenplay)

Countries:

Australia, Colombia
6.7

21 Only The Brave 2017

Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battle deadly wildfires to save an Arizona town.

Genres:

Drama, Action

Director:

Joseph Kosinski

Writers:

Sean Flynn (based on the GQ article "No Exit" by), Ken Nolan | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

22 Den Of Thieves 2018

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Christian Gudegast

Writers:

Christian Gudegast (screenplay by), Christian Gudegast (story by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

23 Joshua: Teenager Vs. Superpower 2017

When the Chinese Communist Party backtracks on its promise of autonomy to Hong Kong, teenager Joshua Wong decides to save his city. Rallying thousands of kids to skip school and occupy the streets, Joshua becomes an unlikely leader in Hong Kong and one of China’s most notorious dissidents.

Genre:

Documentary

Director:

Joe Piscatella
7.1

24 Wake 2016

An orphaned child's dreams—and nightmares—manifest physically as he sleeps.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Mike Flanagan

Country:

United States of America
6.2