Top 10 awesome movies like Shaft that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Shaft and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of John Singleton, Samuel L. Jackson and Vanessa Williams . Here goes the list -

  1. Hostage
  2. 2 Fast 2 Furious
  3. The International
  4. The Gunman
  5. Confidence
  6. Faster
  7. Highwaymen
  8. Dead Man Down
  9. Proof of Life
  10. The Fugitive
  1. Hostage

    Hostage

    When a family is held hostage, former hostage negotiator Jeff Talley arrives at the scene. Talley's own family is kidnapped and Talley must decide which is more important: saving a family he doesn't even know or saving his own family.

    This movie, created by Florent-Emilio Siri, Bruce Willis and Kevin Pollak, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

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  2. 2 Fast 2 Furious

    2 Fast 2 Furious

    Former cop Brian O'Conner is called upon to bust a dangerous criminal and he recruits the help of a former childhood friend and street racer who has a chance to redeem himself.

    This movie, created by John Singleton, Paul Walker and Tyrese Gibson, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Action | Crime

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  3. The International

    The International

    An Interpol agent attempts to expose a high-profile financial institution's role in an international arms dealing ring.

    This movie, created by Tom Tykwer, Clive Owen and Naomi Watts, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv.

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  4. The Gunman

    The Gunman

    A sniper on a mercenary assassination team, kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier's successful kill shot forces him into hiding. Returning to the Congo years later, he becomes the target of a hit squad himself.

    This movie, created by Pierre Morel, Sean Penn and Jasmine Trinca, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv, Showtime Amazon Channel, Showtime and Fubotv.

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  5. Confidence

    Confidence

    Jake Vig (Burns) is a consummate grifter about to pull his biggest con yet, one set to avenge his friend's murder. But his last scam backfired, leaving him indebted to a mob boss (Hoffman) and his enforcer.

    This movie, created by James Foley, Edward Burns and Rachel Weisz, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime

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  6. Faster

    Faster

    An ex-con gets on a series of apparently unrelated killings. He gets tracked by a veteran cop with secrets of his own and an egocentric hit man.

    This movie, created by George Tillman Jr., Dwayne Johnson and Mauricio Lopez, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, Youtube, Redbox, Amc On Demand and Fandangonow.

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  7. Highwaymen

    Highwaymen

    Rennie Cray (Caviezel) embarks on a bloodthirsty rampage to avenge the death of his wife who was struck down by a serial killer - a man who hunts and kills women using his '72 El Dorado.

    This movie, created by Robert Harmon, Jim Caviezel and Rhona Mitra, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Action | Crime

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  8. Dead Man Down

    Dead Man Down

    In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is helped by a woman seeking retribution.

    This movie, created by Niels Arden Oplev, Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, Fandangonow, Youtube and Directv.

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  9. Proof of Life

    Proof of Life

    Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.

    This movie, created by Taylor Hackford, Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Action | Drama

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  10. The Fugitive

    The Fugitive

    Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt lead by a seasoned US Marshall.

    This movie, created by Andrew Davis, Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv, Amc On Demand, Google Play Movies, Redbox, Youtube, Fandangonow, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video and Vudu.

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