20 Movies Like Leon

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Leon

Leon
Leon
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
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Runtime: 3 min
Seasons: 1
Genre: Animation, Short, Family
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: Tom Juddy, Jastmo Authur, Henriette Brewster
Language: English
Country: France, Germany
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The movie “Leon” is about a professional hitman who forms an unlikely bond with a young girl after her family is killed by a corrupt DEA agent. Together, they seek revenge while navigating the complexities of their relationship.

Drive

Drive
Drive
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Action, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 79 wins & 180 nominations total
Writer: Hossein Amini, James Sallis
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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The Drive movie is about a Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a getaway driver and becomes entangled in a dangerous heist that puts his life and the lives of those he cares about at risk. It is a thrilling and stylish neo-noir crime drama.

A History of Violence

A History of Violence
A History of Violence
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 37 wins & 84 nominations total
Writer: John Wagner, Vince Locke, Josh Olson
Actors: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany
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“A History of Violence” is a 2005 crime thriller film directed by David Cronenberg. The movie follows a small-town family man who becomes entangled in a web of violence and secrets from his past when he defends himself and his diner from a robbery, leading to a series of events that threaten to expose his true identity.

Collateral

Collateral
Collateral
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 22 wins & 73 nominations total
Writer: Stuart Beattie
Actors: Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith
Language: English, Spanish, French, Korean
Country: United States
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“Collateral” is a 2004 thriller film directed by Michael Mann. The movie follows a cab driver who unwittingly becomes the hostage of a contract killer during a night of assassinations in Los Angeles.

Oldboy

Oldboy
Oldboy
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 40 wins & 27 nominations
Writer: Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegishi, Park Chan-wook
Actors: Choi Min-sik, Yoo Ji-tae, Kang Hye-jeong
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
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The Oldboy movie is about a man who is mysteriously imprisoned for 15 years and then released, seeking revenge and uncovering the truth behind his captivity. As he delves deeper into the dark secrets, he becomes entangled in a twisted web of conspiracy and betrayal.

The Professional

The Professional
The Professional
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Patrick Alexander, Georges Lautner, Jacques Audiard
Actors: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly, Cyrielle Clair
Language: French
Country: France
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“The Professional” is a 1994 action thriller film directed by Luc Besson. The story follows a professional hitman who forms an unlikely bond with a young girl after her family is murdered, leading to a thrilling and emotional journey of revenge and redemption.

John Wick

John Wick
John Wick
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 5 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Derek Kolstad
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen
Language: English, Russian, Hungarian
Country: United States, United Kingdom, China
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John Wick is a retired hitman who seeks vengeance against the men who killed his dog, a gift from his late wife, and stole his car, unleashing his deadly skills in a relentless and action-packed quest for justice.

The Equalizer

The Equalizer
The Equalizer
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 61%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 9 nominations
Writer: Richard Wenk, Michael Sloan, Richard Lindheim
Actors: Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grace Moretz
Language: English, Russian, Spanish, German, Ukrainian
Country: United States
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“The Equalizer” is a 2014 action thriller film about a retired CIA black ops operative who becomes a vigilante, using his skills to help a young woman in trouble and take down a Russian gang. It is a story of redemption and justice as the protagonist uses his expertise to level the playing field and protect the innocent.

Man on Fire

Man on Fire
Man on Fire
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 39%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 146 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 7 nominations
Writer: A.J. Quinnell, Brian Helgeland
Actors: Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken, Dakota Fanning
Language: English, Spanish
Country: Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Mexico
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“Man on Fire” is a 2004 action thriller film about a former CIA operative who becomes a bodyguard for a young girl in Mexico City. When she is kidnapped, he goes on a relentless and violent quest to rescue her, unleashing his skills and seeking vengeance against those responsible.

The Departed

The Departed
The Departed
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 151 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 98 wins & 141 nominations total
Writer: William Monahan, Alan Mak, Felix Chong
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States, Hong Kong
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“The Departed” is a crime thriller film about an undercover cop who infiltrates an Irish gang in Boston while simultaneously a mole from the gang infiltrates the police force, leading to a dangerous game of cat and mouse between the two moles as they try to uncover each other’s identities.

Léon: The Professional

Léon: The Professional
Léon: The Professional
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 5 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Luc Besson
Actors: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman
Language: English, Italian, French
Country: France, United States
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Léon: The Professional is a thriller film about a skilled hitman named Léon who forms an unlikely bond with a young girl named Mathilda, as he trains her in his deadly profession while protecting her from a corrupt DEA agent.

The Boondock Saints

The Boondock Saints
The Boondock Saints
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 26%
Metacritic: 44/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Troy Duffy
Actors: Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus
Language: English, Spanish, Papiamento, Russian, Latin
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Boondock Saints” is a cult action film about two Irish-American brothers who become vigilantes, targeting and killing criminals in Boston. As they continue their mission, they gain notoriety and attract the attention of both the police and the local mafia.

Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises
Eastern Promises
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 28 wins & 74 nominations total
Writer: Steven Knight
Actors: Naomi Watts, Viggo Mortensen, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Language: English, Russian, Turkish, Urdu
Country: United Kingdom, Canada, United States
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“Eastern Promises” is a crime thriller film that follows a British midwife who becomes entangled in the dangerous world of the Russian mafia in London. As she delves deeper into their criminal activities, she uncovers a dark secret that puts her own life at risk.

The Killer

The Killer
The Killer
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Awards: 1 win & 30 nominations
Writer: Alexis Nolent, Luc Jacamon, Andrew Kevin Walker
Actors: Michael Fassbender, Tilda Swinton, Charles Parnell
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Killer” is a Hong Kong action thriller film about a hitman who accidentally damages the eyes of a singer during a shootout, leading him to seek redemption by protecting her from his former employers while battling his own inner demons.”

The Raid

The Raid
The Raid
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
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Runtime: 83 min
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Awards: N/A
Writer: Sydney Boehm, Francis M. Cockrell, Herbert Ravenel Sass
Actors: Van Heflin, Anne Bancroft, Richard Boone
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Raid” is an Indonesian action film about a SWAT team that becomes trapped in a high-rise building controlled by a ruthless crime lord, forcing them to fight their way out using their combat skills and survival instincts.

No Country for Old Men

No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 164 wins & 139 nominations total
Writer: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Cormac McCarthy
Actors: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“No Country for Old Men” is a crime thriller film about a hunter who stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and finds himself pursued by a relentless hitman. As the violence escalates, an aging sheriff becomes increasingly disillusioned with the state of the world.

The Bourne Identity

The Bourne Identity
The Bourne Identity
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 119 min
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Tony Gilroy, William Blake Herron, Robert Ludlum
Actors: Franka Potente, Matt Damon, Chris Cooper
Language: English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Yoruba
Country: United States, Germany, Czech Republic
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“The Bourne Identity” is a spy thriller film about a man who suffers from amnesia and discovers he has exceptional combat skills and a mysterious past. As he tries to uncover his true identity, he becomes entangled in a deadly game of cat and mouse with those who want him dead.

Taken

Taken
Taken
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
Actors: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen
Language: English, French, Albanian, Arabic
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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The Taken movie is about a former CIA operative named Bryan Mills who must rescue his daughter after she is kidnapped while on a trip to Europe. He uses his skills and determination to track down the kidnappers and save her before it’s too late.

La Femme Nikita

La Femme Nikita
La Femme Nikita
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
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Runtime: N/A
Seasons: 5
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 4 wins & 21 nominations
Writer: Joel Surnow
Actors: Peta Wilson, Don Francks, Eugene Robert Glazer
Language: English
Country: Canada
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“La Femme Nikita” is a French action thriller film about a young criminal named Nikita who is trained to become a skilled assassin by a secret government agency. As she navigates her new life, she must balance her deadly missions with her desire for a normal life and love.

American Assassin

American Assassin
American Assassin
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 34%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Action, Thriller
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Stephen Schiff, Michael Finch, Edward Zwick
Actors: Dylan O'Brien, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan
Language: English, Spanish, Arabic, Polish, Turkish, Russian, Italian, Persian
Country: United States
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American Assassin is a film about a young CIA recruit, Mitch Rapp, who seeks revenge after his girlfriend is killed in a terrorist attack. Under the guidance of a hardened Cold War veteran, Rapp trains to become a ruthless assassin and embarks on a mission to stop a rogue operative from starting a global war.

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