Movies like Four Brothers 2005

Four adopted brothers return to their Detroit hometown when their mother is murdered and vow to exact revenge on the killers.

If you already watched and love Four Brothers, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to Four Brothers.

1 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

2 Gridiron Gang 2006

Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.

Genres:

Action, Drama

Director:

Phil Joanou

Writers:

Jeff Maguire, Jac Flanders (film "Gridiron Gang")

Country:

United States of America
6.9

3 Man On Fire 2004

Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save her life.

Genres:

Action, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Tony Scott

Writers:

A.J. Quinnell (novel), Brian Helgeland (screenplay)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.7

4 Inside Man 2006

When an armed, masked gang enter a Manhattan bank, lock the doors and take hostages, the detective assigned to effect their release enters negotiations preoccupied with corruption charges he is facing.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Spike Lee

Writer:

Russell Gewirtz

Country:

United States of America
7.6

5 Ali 2001

In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his unapologetic belief that he is the greatest boxer of all time. Yet at the top of his game, both Ali's personal and professional lives face the ultimate test.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Michael Mann

Writers:

Gregory Allen Howard (story), Stephen J. Rivele (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

6 American Gangster 2007

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. Partly based on a true story.

Genres:

Drama, Crime

Director:

Ridley Scott

Writers:

Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson (article)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.8

7 Training Day 2001

On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Antoine Fuqua

Writer:

David Ayer

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
7.7

8 We Own The Night 2007

A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.

Genres:

Drama, Crime, Thriller

Director:

James Gray

Writer:

James Gray

Country:

United States of America
6.8

9 Running Scared 2006

After a drug-op gone bad, Joey Gazelle is put in charge of disposing the gun that shot a dirty cop. But things goes wrong for Joey after the neighbor kid stole the gun and used it to shoot his abusive father. Now Joey has to find the kid and the gun before the police and the mob find them first.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Wayne Kramer

Writer:

Wayne Kramer

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.4

10 Assault On Precinct 13 2005

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Genre:

Thriller

Writers:

John Carpenter (earlier film), James DeMonaco (screenplay)

Countries:

United States of America, France
6.3

11 The Town 2010

Doug MacRay is a longtime thief, who, smarter than the rest of his crew, is looking for his chance to exit the game. When a bank job leads to the group kidnapping an attractive branch manager, he takes on the role of monitoring her – but their burgeoning relationship threatens to unveil the identities of Doug and his crew to the FBI Agent who is on their case.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Ben Affleck

Writers:

Peter Craig (screenplay), Ben Affleck (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

12 Coach Carter 2005

Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Thomas Carter

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.3

13 Pain & Gain 2013

Daniel Lugo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits musclemen Paul and Adrian as accomplices. After several failed attempts, they abduct rich businessman Victor Kershaw and convince him to sign over all his assets to them. But when Kershaw makes it out alive, authorities are reluctant to believe his story.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime, Action, Comedy

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

Christopher Markus (screenplay), Stephen McFeely (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

14 John Q 2002

John Quincy Archibald is a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the hospital puts his son's name on the donor's list.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Nick Cassavetes

Writer:

James Kearns

Country:

United States of America
7.1

15 2 Guns 2013

A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Baltasar Kormákur

Writers:

Blake Masters (screenplay by), Steven Grant (based on the Boom! Studios graphic novels by)

Country:

United States of America
6.7

16 End Of Watch 2012

Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

David Ayer

Writer:

David Ayer

Country:

United States of America
7.6

17 Hitman 2007

The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic targets for a top-secret organization. But when he's double-crossed, the hunter becomes the prey as 47 finds himself in a life-or-death game of international intrigue.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Xavier Gens

Writer:

Skip Woods

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.3

18 S.W.A.T. 2003

Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss Alex Montel to prison. It seems routine, but when Montel offers a huge reward to anyone who can break him free, criminals of various stripes step up for the prize.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Clark Johnson

Writers:

Robert Hamner (characters), Ron Mita (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

19 Takers 2010

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "Takers" carefully plot out their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

John Luessenhop

Country:

United States of America
6.2

20 Shooter 2007

A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why??

Genres:

Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Antoine Fuqua

Writers:

Jonathan Lemkin (screenplay), Stephen Hunter (novel)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

21 Contraband 2012

When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago—smuggling—to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.

Genres:

Thriller, Action, Drama, Crime

Director:

Baltasar Kormákur

Writers:

Aaron Guzikowski (screenplay), Arnaldur Indriðason (film "Reykjavik-Rotterdam") | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom, France
6.5

22 Into The Blue 2005

When they take some friends on an extreme sport adventure, the last thing Jared and Sam expect to see below the shark-infested waters is a legendary pirate ship rumored to contain millions of dollars in gold. But their good fortune is short-lived, as a ruthless gang of criminals gets word of what they have uncovered.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Adventure, Crime

Director:

John Stockwell

Writer:

Matt Johnson

Country:

United States of America
5.8

23 Street Kings 2008

Tom Ludlow is a disillusioned L.A. Police Officer, rarely playing by the rules and haunted by the death of his wife. When evidence implicates him in the execution of a fellow officer, he is forced to go up against the cop culture he's been a part of his entire career, ultimately leading him to question the loyalties of everyone around him.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

David Ayer

Writers:

James Ellroy (screenplay), Kurt Wimmer (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

24 Alpha Dog 2006

Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny and his 'gang' kidnap Jake's 15 year old brother and holds him hostage. Problem now is what to do with 'stolen boy?'

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Nick Cassavetes

Writer:

Nick Cassavetes

Country:

United States of America
6.9