Top 100 The Equalizer Type Films & Showsby muybueno16 | created - 03 Jan 2017 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Retro spies/witness protection programs/off the grid espionage/undercover ops/post 1985 thrillers.
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1. Eraser (1996)
R | 115 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A Witness Protection specialist becomes suspicious of his co-workers when dealing with a case involving high-tech weapons.
Votes: 97,047 | Gross: $101.30M
2. Enemy of the State (1998)
R | 132 min | Action, Thriller
A lawyer becomes a target by a corrupt politician and his N.S.A. goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a serious politically motivated crime.
Votes: 213,982 | Gross: $111.55M
4. Breakout Kings (2011–2012)
43 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A squad of U.S. marshals team up with cons (former fugitives) to work together on tracking down prison escapees in exchange for getting time off their sentences.
5. Erased (2012)
R | 100 min | Action, Thriller
An ex-CIA agent and his estranged daughter are forced on the run when his employers erase all records of his existence, and mark them both for termination as part of a wide-reaching international conspiracy.
6. Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The drug war on the U.S.-Mexico border has escalated as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border. To fight the war, federal agent Matt Graver re-teams with the mercurial Alejandro.
Votes: 96,565 | Gross: $50.07M
7. Prison Break (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside.
8. 24 (2001–2010)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
9. UC: Undercover (2001–2002)
60 min | Drama, Action
As a federal team, the group responds to emergencies all over the country: taking down elite bank robbers, drug kingpins, domestic terrorists, spies, jewel thieves, and corrupt cops. The ... See full summary »
10. Mile 22 (2018)
R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An elite American intelligence officer, aided by a top-secret tactical command unit, tries to smuggle a mysterious police officer with sensitive information out of Indonesia.
Votes: 48,567 | Gross: $36.11M
11. The Player (2015)
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A former intelligence and FBI officer, who now works as a security expert in Las Vegas, is recruited by mysterious pit boss Mr. Johnson to, based on his tips, try to prevent crimes, while the rich place bets on his chances of success.
13. Person of Interest (2011–2016)
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An ex-assassin and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery.
15. Jack Reacher
Action | Announced
TV series based on Lee Child's 'Jack Reacher' novels.
17. Viper (1994–1999)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
In the near future, an organized crime group known as the "Outfit" has become a major force in America. Engineer Julian Wilkes develops a high-tech crime-fighting vehicle called the Viper, ... See full summary »
18. Quarry (2016– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Quarry, a disillusioned Vietnam War vet, returns home to Memphis in 1972 only to find rejection and scrutiny at every step. A mysterious man known only as The Broker gives him an offer he can't refuse - to work for him as a hitman.
19. Bounty Hunters (1996 Video)
R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Jersey Bellini is a bounty hunter who forms an uneasy partnership with a rival to capture a fugitive. But the hunters soon discover that the crook is also the man the mob most wants dead! ... See full summary »
20. Hardball (1997 Video)
R | 97 min | Action, Drama
Incompatible fugitive recovery agents, the flighty Jersey Bellini (Michael Dudikoff) and his more serious-minded female partner, B.B. (Lisa Howard), have, for the last time, ticked off ... See full summary »
21. All the Devil's Men (2018)
R | 99 min | Action
A battle-scarred War on Terror bounty hunter is forced to go to London on a manhunt for a disavowed CIA operative, which leads him into a deadly running battle with a former military comrade and his private army.
22. The Handler (2003–2004)
60 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller
FBI agent Joe Renato trains and handles rookie agents who go undercover to solve crimes at all levels of Los Angeles' diverse society, interfacing with government and local law enforcement ... See full summary »
25. The Highwayman (1987– )
60 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Series starring a big high-tech 18-wheeler. The driver, the title's 'Highwayman' was one of a team of federal marshals empowered to right wrongs "where ordinary laws do not reach" - and to ... See full summary »
26. Zero Tolerance (1999)
108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Johan is a two-fisted Gothenburg cop who finds himself in a shoot-out with jewel robbers. After the smoke has cleared, one robber, shot by his accomplice, and an innocent bystander, are ... See full summary »
28. Legends (2014–2015)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Follows a deep-cover operative named Martin Odum, who has an uncanny ability to transform himself into a different person for each job. But his own identity comes into question when a ... See full summary »
29. In Plain Sight (2008–2012)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
U.S. Marshall Mary Shannon must hunt down witnesses for federal cases in the witness protection program while also managing rather dysfunctional family and her own personal life.
32. Expert Weapon (1993)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure
While on death row for killing a policeman, small-time criminal Adam (Ian Jacklin) is sprung from his cell and asked to join a covert government organization that will shape him into a ... See full summary »
34. Best Seller (1987)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A hitman approachs a writer to help him create the next best seller on his career, but the violent world he was a part of has other plans.
Votes: 4,229 | Gross: $4.28M
36. Transporter: The Series (2012–2014)
TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime
Frank Martin is an ex special ops, who now spends his life as a transporter on the other side of the law. With three rules, he always completes his contracts. One way, or the other.
38. White Collar (2009–2014)
TV-PG | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman.
39. Marked for Murder (1993 TV Movie)
90 min | Action, Drama
Mace Moutron, The Sandman, is released from prison to take part in a project where convicts assist the police in their job. Mace isn't used to playing by the rules, and he's frustrated with... See full summary »
40. Sneaky Pete (2015– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama
A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, reuniting with his estranged family, that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he's escaping.
41. The Silencer (II) (1999)
R | 92 min | Action
A federal agent is assigned to get the inside scoop on a dangerous terrorist group. In order to blend into their ranks, he's forced to fake his own death and make friends with the group's deadly but charismatic leader.
42. The Package (I) (2013)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.
Votes: 3,639 | Gross: $0.00M
43. John Wick (2014)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An ex-hit-man comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that killed his dog and took everything from him.
Votes: 455,951 | Gross: $43.04M
45. Blood of Redemption (2013)
Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Quinn Forte had it all: power, money, a brother who idolized him, and a woman who loved him. He also had enemies. In the course of one night, he loses everything. Betrayed by someone in his... See full summary »
46. The Art of War (2000)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
UN's secretary general uses covert operations to help diplomacy along. Shaw's called back 6 months after one such operation. He witnesses the murder of Chinese UN ambassador at UN, NYC, chases the assassin and ends up a suspect.
Votes: 27,474 | Gross: $30.21M
47. Crash (1995)
R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
When small-time criminal Casey and local detective Madeline get caught in a cross-fire between dirty F.B.I. agents and their drug cartel friends because of a very important computer disk ... See full summary »
48. F/X (1986)
R | 109 min | Action, Thriller
A movie special effects man is hired to fake a real-life mob killing for a witness protection plan, but finds his own life in danger.
Votes: 15,992 | Gross: $20.60M
49. Spy Game (2001)
R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.
Votes: 135,832 | Gross: $0.03M
50. The Pelican Brief (1993)
PG-13 | 141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery