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7 Best Movies Like ‘Trigger Warning’ To Watch If You Love The Film

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Jessica Alba is back in action after her break of nearly four years. Directed by Mouly Surya from a screenplay co-written by John Brancato, Josh Olson, and Halley Gross, the Netflix film titled Trigger Warning follows the story of Parker, a Special Forces commando, as she returns to her hometown to take ownership of her family’s bar after her father suddenly dies. But soon, she finds herself fighting against a dangerous, violent gang terrorizing her hometown. So, if you like the action and thrills of Trigger Warning, here are some similar action films you should check out next.

The Equalizer (Netflix & Rent on Prime Video)

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The Equalizer is an action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua from a screenplay by Richard Wenk. Based on a 1980s series of the same name created by Michael Sloan and Richard Lindheim, the 2014 film follows the story of Robert McCall, a former USMC and DIA/DCS agent trying to live a quiet life but when he sees a young girl being controlled by violent gangsters, he takes the painful decision of getting involved in violence once again to get justice for her. The Equalizer stars Denzel Washington in the lead role, with Chloë Grace Moretz, Marton Csokas, Melissa Leo, Bill Pullman, Kazy Tauginas, Haley Bennett, David Harbour, and Dan Bilzerian starring in supporting roles.

Road House (Prime Video)

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Road House is an action thriller film directed by Doug Liman from a screenplay co-written by Anthony Bagarozzi and Charles Mondry. Based on a 1989 film of the same name by David Lee Henry and Hilary Kenkin, the 2024 film follows the story of Elwood Dalton, a former UFC midweight fighter, as he is hired by a roadhouse owner to protect her property in the Florida Keys from some goons but when he gets there, he finds out that her property is being attacked by some powerful people in the area. Road House stars Jake Gyllenhaal in the lead role, with Conor McGregor, Daniela Melchior, Billy Magnussen, Jessica Williams, and Joaquim de Almeida starring in supporting roles.

The Man From Nowhere (Netflix, Peacock, Pluto TV & Prime Video Add-On)

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The Man From Nowhere is a South Korean action thriller film written and directed by Lee Jeong-Beam. The 2010 film follows the story of Cha Tae-sik, a mysteriously trying to live a quiet life and run his pawnshop, but when a young girl he befriends gets kidnapped by violent gangsters, he must do everything he can to save her, including revisiting the violence and trauma in his past. The Man From Nowhere stars Won Bin in the lead role with Kim Sae-ron, Kim Sung-oh, Kim Tae-hoon, Kim Hee-won, Thanayong Wongtakul, Lee Jong Pil, Lee Jae-won, Kim Hyo-seo, and Hong So-hee starring in supporting roles.

Homefront (Max & Rent on Prime Video)

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Homefront is an action thriller film directed by Gary Fleder from a screenplay by Sylvester Stallone. Based on the 2005 novel of the same name by author Chuck Logan, the 2013 film follows the story of Phil Broker, a former DEA agent who quit his job after his cover was blown. After retirement, he moves to a small town with his young daughter, but trouble in his life begins again when he gets in a fight with the local drug kingpin. Homefront stars Jason Statham in the lead role, with Izabela Vidovic, Kate Bosworth, Rachelle Lefevre, Winona Ryder, James Franco, Omar Benson Miller, and Frank Grillo starring in supporting roles.

Jack Reacher (Paramount+ & Rent on Prime Video)

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Jack Reacher is an action thriller film written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. Based on the novel titled One Shot in Lee Child’s Reacher novel series, the 2012 film follows the story of Jack Reacher, a former military investigator as he gets involved in a dangerous murder case of a former US Army sniper James Barr, who is accused of killing five people. Jack Reacher stars Tom Cruise in the lead role, with Rosamund Pike, Alexia Fast, Werner Herzog, Jai Courtney, David Oyelowo, Richard Jenkins, and Joseph Sikora starring in supporting roles.

Walking Tall (Rent on Prime Video)

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Walking Tall is an action thriller film directed by Kevin Bray from a screenplay co-written by David Klass, Channing Gibson, David Levien, and Brian Koppelman. Based on a 1973 neo-noir biographical film of the same name by Mort Briskin, the 2004 film follows the story of Chris Vaugh, a former US Special Forces soldier, as he returns to his hometown to start his new life but his town has been destroyed by a shady casino owner and corrupt authorities. Walking Tall stars Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson in the lead role, with Johnny Knoxville, Neal McDonough, Ashley Scott, Kevin Durand, Cobie Smulders, Kristen Wilson, John Beasley, and Khleo Thomas starring in supporting roles.

Nobody (Prime Video)

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Nobody is an action thriller film directed by Ilya Naishuller from a screenplay by Derek Kolstad. The 2021 film follows the story of Hutch Mansell, a man living a man with a mysterious and violent past trying to suppress his violent tendencies to live a quiet life with his family, but when a couple of thieves break into his house, he finds himself trying to punish them and ends up attacking the little brother of a crime lord. Nobody stars Bob Odenkirk in the lead role, with Connie Nielsen, Christopher Lloyd, Michael Ironside, RZA, Aleksey Serebryakov, Richard Thomas, Colin Salmon, Megan Best, and Gage Munroe starring in supporting roles.

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