Movies like Broken Arrow

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Broken Arrow (1996)
 6.0
 86K
Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them back. Traversing the deserted canyons of Utah, Hale teams with park ranger Terry Carmichael to put Deakins back in his box.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, dark humor, suspense, entertaining, intense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, desert, helicopter, terrorism, betrayal, explosion, gunfight, crimes, chases and races, escapades, race against time, military, danger, rivalry, mercenary, boxing, train, underground, river, captain, canyon, abandoned mine, park ranger, fistfight, countdown ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, mine, hong kong

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Most similar movies to Broken Arrow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about pistol, chases and races, gunfight, danger, violence, machine gun and revenge mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Broken Arrow: The Rock (1996), Cliffhanger (1993), Speed (1994), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Navy Seals (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 296K
The Rock (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alcatraz, terrorism, fbi, crimes, prison, chases and races, marines, commander, escape, hostages, hostage situation, traitor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 113K
Cliffhanger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, mountain climbing, forces of nature, rescue, climbing, money, rocky mountains, save the day, one man army, disorder, escapades, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 307K
Speed (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostages, bomb, danger, highway, rescue, master criminal, twists & turns, hijacking, save the day, unlikely partners, bus, ransom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, bomb, deception, gold, explosion, heist, gunfight, violence, race against time, danger, racial slur, fistfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.6
 15K
Navy Seals (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During a rescue mission, a team of Navy Seals discover that a terrorist group have access to deadly US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, soldier, military, danger, save the day, war, heroic mission, adventure, tough heroes, battles, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: middle east, seaport, lebanon, beirut lebanon, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 41K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, survival, track down, mercenary, crimes, danger, deadly, tough heroes, ex military, gunfight, one against many ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
On Deadly Ground (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Forrest Taft is an environmental agent who works for the Aegis Oil Company in Alaska. Aegis Oil's corrupt CEO, Michael Jennings, is the kind of person who doesn't care whether or not oil spills into the ocean or onto the land, just as long ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, one man army, fight, danger, save the day, heroes, heroic mission, rivalry, violence spree, deadly, tough heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Assault on Devil's Island (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When one of Mike McBride's men goes rogue and takes a group of gymnasts hostage to Devil's Island in exchange for the return of drug lord Carlos Gallindo, the SEALS face their most perilous assignment yet.
Style: realistic, sexy, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, island, danger, betrayal, hostage, rivalry, gang, tough heroes, woman in danger, confined, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: caribbean, seattle, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.2
 316K
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, christmas, terrorism, lone hero, airport, save the day, one man army, danger, chase, airplane, fight scenes, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 18K
Drop Zone (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Ty Moncrief (Busey) specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, chase, danger, parachuting, heroes, track down, race against time, hacker, stewardess, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A passenger train has been hijacked by an electronics expert and turned into an untraceable command center for a weapons satellite. He has planned to blow up Washington DC and only one man can stop him, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, one man army, terrorism, nuclear threat, hijacking, terrorist, forced into action, vengeful fired employee, disgruntled, wrong place wrong time, killing off one by one ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pentagon, denver colorado, colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.0
 7K
Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, race against time, rescue, terrorism, train explosion, one man army, tough heroes, save the day, runaway train, chases and races, secret agents, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Soldiers of Fortune (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan.
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, race against time, soldier, danger, battles, on the run, tough heroes, battle, rescue mission, martial arts, hand to hand combat, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ukraine, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 946
The Soldier (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrorists take over a plutonium bomb and threaten to detonate it in a Saudi Arabian oil field. A special anti-terrorist unit is sent in to stop them.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, undercover, kgb, terrorism, hijacking, race against time, cia, terrorist, oil, heroes, adventure, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, berlin germany, israel, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 329K
Face/Off (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, master criminal, special agents, fbi, hidden identity, undercover, revenge, mexican standoff, boat chase, arch villain, prison, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.9
 202
Warhead (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terrorists seize an American nuclear missile site and threaten to launch the missiles at Washington unless the President resigns immediately and $1 billion is placed in a Swiss account in 8 hours.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: race against time, terrorism, law enforcement, save the world, rivalry, confined, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, escapades, heroes, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, idaho, haiti, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 225K
GoldenEye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond must unmask the mysterious head of the Janus Syndicate and prevent the leader from utilizing the GoldenEye weapons system to inflict devastating revenge on Britain.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, espionage, top secret, trap, organized crime, undercover, race against time, mission, danger, romancing partners, rivalry, double agent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1986, 1990s, year 1995
Place: cuba, st. petersburg russia, russia, britain, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 9K
Chill Factor (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A store clerk and an ice cream truck driver are thrown together when a dying scientist entrusts them with a deadly chemical kept in ice. This chemical will kill every living thing once it melts. They have to take the chemical codenamed ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, mad scientist, terrorism, reluctant partners, danger, race against time, police investigation, undercover, one man army, misfit partners, chases and races, island ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: montana, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 4.1
 290
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, chases and races, hijacking, danger, race against time, deadly, law enforcement, heroes, confined, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 72K
Under Siege (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This action-packed thriller takes place on the soon-to-be-decommissioned USS Missouri. Disgruntled ex-CIA operative Strannix, his assistant Krill and their group of terrorists seize the battleship with nuclear blackmail in mind. They've planned ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, mercenary, tough law enforcer, race against time, hijacking, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, tough heroes, law enforcement, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.1
 4K
The Marksman (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent(Snipes) to stop them.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, soldier, rescue, frame up, heroic mission, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, race against time, danger, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
CIA Code Name: Alexa (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A CIA operative kills a terrorist during a prison break. When a group of terrorists attempts to recover a microchip implanted in the man's body, one of them is captured and convinced by the CIA to work for them as an informer.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, undercover, kidnapping, espionage, martial arts, terrorism, cia, terrorist, microchip, chases and races, crimes, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 136K
Commando (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, mercenary, kidnapping, commando, father, heroes, danger, gunfight, vengeance, machismo, warrior, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century, year 1985
Place: latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Mission: Impossible II (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera. This mission, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, undercover, helicopter, violence, motorcycle chase, double agent, antidote, cia, secret agent, computer, infected, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: spain, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 52K
The Peacemaker (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a train carrying atomic warheads mysteriously crashes in the former Soviet Union, a nuclear specialist discovers the accident is really part of a plot to cover up the theft of the weapons. Assigned to help her recover the missing bombs is a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, terrorism, sniper, race against time, train, bridge, train crash, nuclear, chases and races, smuggling, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, russia, manhattan new york city, bosnia herzegovina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 31K
Hard Rain (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Denmark, France, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Get swept up in the action as an armored car driver (Christian Slater) tries to elude a gang of thieves (led by Morgan Freeman) while a flood ravages the countryside. Hard Rain is "a wild, thrilling, chilling action ride" filled with close ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, evacuation, crime, dishonesty, armored car, chase, danger, heist, disaster film, rain, sheriff, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Expendables 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, gunfight, machismo, master warrior, asian woman, violence, village, airplane, beard, sniper, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012, 80s
Place: albania, mine, europe, paris france, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.9
 474
Black Thunder (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, military, one man army, terrorism, race against time, pilot, on the run, save the day, heroic mission, confined, escapades, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 95K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, assassination, assassin, spy, danger, boat chase, rivalry, revenge, family in danger, government agency, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, north africa, new england, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, violence, rescue, armored car, one man army, vigilante, invasion, martial arts, christmas, cold war, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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