20 Movies Like 21 Bridges

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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 movie about a retired intelligence officer who becomes a vigilante, using his skills to protect and help those who are unable to defend themselves against powerful adversaries.

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. 99 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 about an undercover cop who infiltrates an Irish gang while a mole from the gang infiltrates the police force. As both sides race to uncover each other’s identity, tension and violence escalate, leading to a gripping battle for survival.

Training Day

Training Day
Training Day
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 18 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: David Ayer
Actors: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn
Language: English, Russian, Spanish, Korean, Greek
Country: United States
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“Training Day” is a crime thriller film about a rookie police officer who is paired with a corrupt and unpredictable detective for a day of training, leading him into a dangerous world of corruption and moral ambiguity.

The Town

The Town
The Town
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Peter Craig, Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard
Actors: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Town” is a crime thriller about a group of bank robbers from Charlestown, Boston, who find themselves in a dangerous situation when one of them develops a romantic relationship with a bank manager they previously held hostage.”

Inside Man

Inside Man
Inside Man
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 5 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Russell Gewirtz
Actors: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster
Language: English, Albanian, Spanish, Polish
Country: United States
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“Inside Man” is a heist thriller film about a clever bank robber who masterminds a meticulously planned heist, while a skilled detective attempts to outwit him and unravel the mystery behind the robbery’s true motive.”

Sicario

Sicario
Sicario
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 15 wins & 157 nominations total
Writer: Taylor Sheridan
Actors: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro
Language: English, Spanish, Ukrainian
Country: United States, Mexico, Hong Kong
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“Sicario” is a crime thriller film that follows an idealistic FBI agent who is enlisted by a government task force to bring down a powerful Mexican drug cartel. As she delves deeper into the dangerous world of drug trafficking, she becomes entangled in a web of corruption and violence.

Gone Baby Gone

Gone Baby Gone
Gone Baby Gone
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 33 wins & 32 nominations total
Writer: Ben Affleck, Aaron Stockard, Dennis Lehane
Actors: Morgan Freeman, Ed Harris, Casey Affleck
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Gone Baby Gone” is a crime drama film about two private detectives who are hired to investigate the disappearance of a young girl in a working-class neighborhood of Boston. As they delve deeper into the case, they uncover a web of corruption and moral ambiguity that challenges their notions of justice.

The Negotiator

The Negotiator
The Negotiator
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 140 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: James DeMonaco, Kevin Fox
Actors: Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, David Morse
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“The Negotiator” is a thriller film about a skilled police negotiator who becomes a hostage himself after being framed for murder, forcing him to use his expertise to uncover the truth and clear his name. As he races against time, he engages in a high-stakes battle of wits with the police and the real culprits to save himself and the hostages.

Street Kings

Street Kings
Street Kings
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 38%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: James Ellroy, Kurt Wimmer, Jamie Moss
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie
Language: English, Turkish
Country: United States
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“Street Kings” is a crime thriller film about a veteran LAPD detective who becomes entangled in a web of corruption and conspiracy within the police force after the death of his former partner. As he seeks to uncover the truth, he must navigate a dangerous world of deceit and betrayal.

End of Watch

End of Watch
End of Watch
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: David Ayer
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“End of Watch” is a crime thriller film about two young Los Angeles police officers who become the targets of a dangerous drug cartel after uncovering a major operation. The movie follows their intense and harrowing journey as they navigate the treacherous streets of South Central LA.

Den of Thieves

Den of Thieves
Den of Thieves
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 140 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Christian Gudegast, Paul T. Scheuring
Actors: Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, O'Shea Jackson Jr.
Language: English, Polynesian, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Den of Thieves” is a heist thriller film about an elite unit of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department who engage in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse with a notorious crew of bank robbers planning a seemingly impossible heist. The film explores the intense rivalry and complex dynamics between the law enforcement officers and the skilled criminals as they navigate a dangerous and suspenseful battle for dominance.

The Purge

The Purge
The Purge
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Awards: 2 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: James DeMonaco
Actors: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder
Language: English
Country: United States, France
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The Purge movie is set in a dystopian future where all crime, including murder, is legal for 12 hours every year. The story follows a family as they try to survive the night of the annual Purge.

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 rookie SWAT team who must fight their way through a high-rise building filled with ruthless criminals in order to survive and complete their mission. The movie is known for its intense and visceral martial arts sequences.

The Taking of Pelham 123

The Taking of Pelham 123
The Taking of Pelham 123
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 51%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 1 win & 7 nominations
Writer: Brian Helgeland, John Godey
Actors: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán
Language: English, Ukrainian
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Taking of Pelham 123 is a thriller film about a group of hijackers who take control of a New York City subway train and demand a ransom. A transit dispatcher and a hostage negotiator must work together to save the hostages and stop the hijackers before time runs out.”

The Italian Job

The Italian Job
The Italian Job
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Awards: 7 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Troy Kennedy Martin, Donna Powers, Wayne Powers
Actors: Donald Sutherland, Mark Wahlberg, Edward Norton
Language: English, Russian, Italian
Country: United States, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany
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“The Italian Job” is a heist film about a group of skilled thieves who plan and execute a daring gold robbery in Venice, Italy. After successfully stealing the gold, they face betrayal and must outsmart their former ally to get their revenge and secure their loot.

The Heat

The Heat
The Heat
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Awards: 7 wins & 16 nominations
Writer: Katie Dippold
Actors: Sandra Bullock, Michael McDonald, Melissa McCarthy
Language: English, Spanish, Bulgarian
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Heat” is a buddy cop comedy film about an uptight FBI agent and a foul-mouthed Boston detective who team up to take down a drug lord, navigating through their contrasting personalities and unconventional methods along the way.

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 quest to find and rescue her, unleashing his deadly skills and seeking vengeance against those responsible.

The Accountant

The Accountant
The Accountant
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 53%
Metacritic: 51/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 3 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Bill Dubuque
Actors: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons
Language: English, Indonesian, French
Country: United States
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“The Accountant” is a thriller film about a high-functioning autistic accountant who secretly works as a freelance forensic accountant for dangerous criminal organizations. As he uncovers a major discrepancy in a legitimate client’s books, he becomes entangled in a deadly conspiracy and must use his unique skills to protect himself and those he cares about.

Pain & Gain

Pain & Gain
Pain & Gain
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy
Awards: 4 nominations
Writer: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Pete Collins
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Pain & Gain” is a dark comedy crime film based on a true story, following a group of bodybuilders who get caught up in a kidnapping and extortion scheme that spirals out of control. The film explores their misguided pursuit of the American Dream and the disastrous consequences that follow.

Brooklyn’s Finest

Brooklyn's Finest
Brooklyn's Finest
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Metacritic: 43/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 10 nominations
Writer: Michael C. Martin
Actors: Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, Ethan Hawke
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Brooklyn’s Finest” is a crime drama film that follows the intertwined lives of three Brooklyn police officers as they navigate the complexities of their jobs, personal struggles, and moral dilemmas. The movie explores themes of corruption, loyalty, and the blurred lines between right and wrong in the world of law enforcement.

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