Movies like Cradle 2 The Grave 2003

Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As he frantically searches for his daughter and the jewels, Tony pairs with a high-kicking government agent who once worked with Ling and seeks revenge on him.

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1 Rush Hour 1998

When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the sidelines, Lee and Carter form an unlikely partnership and investigate the case themselves.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Ross LaManna (story), Jim Kouf (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

2 Bad Boys 1995

Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the assistance of the sole witness to a murder, they have to pretend to be each other.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

George Gallo (story), Michael Barrie (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

3 The Tuxedo 2002

Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, Jimmy puts on the tux and soon discovers that this extraordinary suit may be more black belt than black tie. Paired with a partner as inexperienced as he is, Jimmy becomes an unwitting secret agent.

Genres:

Thriller, Action, Comedy, Science Fiction

Director:

Kevin Donovan

Writers:

Phil Hay (story), Matt Manfredi (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

4 Blue Streak 1999

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as an LAPD detective

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Les Mayfield

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.3

5 Rush Hour 3 2007

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United Nations authority, but his personal struggles with a Chinese criminal mastermind named Kenji, which reveals that it's Lee's long-lost...brother.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Jeff Nathanson, Ross LaManna (characters)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

6 Walking Tall 2004

A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.

Genres:

Adventure, Drama, Action, Thriller

Director:

Kevin Bray

Writers:

Mort Briskin (earlier screenplay), David Klass (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

7 Biker Boyz 2003

A mythic motorcycle tale of father and son", this is the story of Manuel Galloway, also known as "the King of Cali", the president of a motorcycle club whose members are all African-American men, mostly white-collar workers who exchange their suits and ties at night and on weekends for leather outfits and motorcycle helmets.

Genres:

Action, Drama

Writers:

Michael Gougis (article), Craig Fernandez | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
4.6

8 Romeo Must Die 2000

Two warring gang families (one African-American, the other Chinese) maneuver for bragging rights to the Oakland, California, docks. Hang Sing and Trish O'Day uncover a trail of deceit that leaves most of the warring factions dead … or worse!

Genres:

Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Andrzej Bartkowiak

Writers:

Mitchell Kapner (story), Eric Bernt (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

9 Kiss Of The Dragon 2001

Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Chris Nahon

Writers:

Jet Li (story), Luc Besson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.6

10 The Rock 1996

FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Thriller

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

David Weisberg (story), Douglas Cook (story) (as Douglas S. Cook) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

11 Ip Man 3 2015

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Genres:

Action, Drama, History

Director:

Wilson Yip

Writers:

Tai-lee Chan (as Tai-Li Chan), Lai-Yin Leung | 1 more credit »

Country:

Hong Kong
7.1

12 Enter The Dragon 1973

A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.

Genre:

Action

Director:

Robert Clouse

Writer:

Michael Allin

Countries:

Hong Kong, United States of America
7.7

13 Fearless 2006

Abhayagiri, which means Fearless Mountain, is a Buddhist community created for those who want to fully dedicate their lives toward the realization of enlightenment. It is the first monastery in the U.S. to be established by followers of Ajahn Chah, a respected Buddhist master of the ancient Thai Forest Tradition of Theravada Buddhism. Twelve monks, who live only on alms, live at the Fearless Mountain monastery, deep in the forest in northern California.

14 The Protector 2005

In Bangkok, the young Kham was raised by his father in the jungle with elephants as members of their family. When his old elephant and the baby Kern are stolen by criminals, Kham finds that the animals were sent to Sidney. He travels to Australia, where he locates the baby elephant in a restaurant owned by the evil Madame Rose, the leader of an international Thai mafia. With the support of the efficient Thai sergeant Mark, who was involved in a conspiracy, Kham fights to rescue the animal from the mobsters.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Prachya Pinkaew

Countries:

Thailand, Australia
7.1

15 Ong Bak 2 2008

Moments from death a young man is rescued by a renowned warrior. Realizing unsurpassed physical potential in the young boy he trains him into the most dangerous man alive. As he becomes a young man he goes on a lone mission of vengeance against the vicious slave traders who enslaved him as a youth and the treacherous warlord who killed his father.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Thriller

Writers:

Tony Jaa (story), Panna Rittikrai (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

Thailand
6.2

16 Bad Boys II 2003

Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of Cuba. But the real fireworks result when Marcus discovers that playboy Mike is secretly romancing Marcus’ sexy sister.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Comedy, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

George Gallo (characters), Marianne Wibberley (story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

17 Gone In 60 Seconds 2000

Upon learning that he has to come out of retirement to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother Kip's life, former car thief Randall "Memphis" Raines enlists help from a few "boost happy" pals to accomplish a seemingly impossible feat. From countless car chases to relentless cops, the high-octane excitement builds as Randall swerves around more than a few roadblocks to keep Kip alive.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Dominic Sena

Writers:

H.B. Halicki, Scott Rosenberg (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

18 The Forbidden Kingdom 2008

An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself travelling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Director:

Rob Minkoff

Writer:

John Fusco

Countries:

China, United States of America
6.6

19 A Man Apart 2003

When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when all Vetter can focus on is revenge.

Genres:

Action, Drama

Director:

F. Gary Gray

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.1

20 War 2007

FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. Will the truth come out before it's too late? And when the dust settles, who will remain standing?

Genre:

Action

Director:

Philip G. Atwell

Countries:

United States of America, Canada
6.2

21 District 13: Ultimatum 2009

Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city’s secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Crime

Writer:

Luc Besson (scenario)

Country:

France
6.5

22 Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior 2003

When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Prachya Pinkaew

Writers:

Panna Rittikrai (story), Prachya Pinkaew (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Thailand
7.2

23 District 13 2004

Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Pierre Morel

Country:

France
7.2

24 Unleashed: Danny The Dog 2005

Eriko Kimura (木村 絵理子, Kimura Eriko, born July 5, 1961) is a Japanese director of audiography. She is best known for acting as the voice director for foreign film dubs that are localized by Tohokushinsha Film. In recent years she has directed the voice acting of films created by Studio Ghibli.

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