Movies like The Cassandra Crossing

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The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
 6.4
 7K
The Cassandra Crossing (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The Cassandra Crossing is an all-star disaster spectacular telling of the terrifying odyssey of 1000 doomed passengers trapped aboard a plague-infested train. A terrorist infected with a deadly virus boards the Stockholm to Geneva Express and exposes all aboard to the disease. Colonel Mackenzie (Burt Lancaster) is called in to handle the situation and finds Dr. Chamberlain (Richard Harris) who is on board the train. Mackenzie decides to re-route the train to the Cassandra Crossing where it will plunge into oblivion. But passengers miraculously begin to recover and Chamberlain must race against time to disconnect the cars.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspense, intense, entertaining, tense, suspenseful, disaster movie, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, terrorism, train crash, survival, terrorist, drug dealing, save the day, train, isolation, race against time, danger, catastrophe, government agency, one man army, undercover, adventure, dog, hippie, doctor, quarantine, disease, murder, suicide bomber, bridge, fake priest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden, poland, germany, switzerland, geneva switzerland, new orleans

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Most similar movies to The Cassandra Crossing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, pistol, gun, race against time, terrorism, chases and races and deadly mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Cassandra Crossing: Outbreak (1995), Avenging Force (1986), Captured (2000), Dirty War (2004), Black Thunder (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 115K
Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A deadly airborne virus finds its way into the USA and starts killing off people at an epidemic rate. Col Sam Daniels' job is to stop the virus spreading from a small town, which must be quarantined, and to prevent an over reaction by the White ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, quarantine, epidemic, research, biological warfare, bio weapon, monkey, danger, antidote, society, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1967, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: usa, africa, california, san francisco, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avenging Force (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martial arts expert Matt Hunter was one of the most promising operatives in Army intelligence until his parents were killed by terrorists, and he retired to the family's farm in Louisiana to take care of his 12-year-old sister Sara and their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, survival, rescue, one man army, kidnapping, tough heroes, adventure, save the day, race against time, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.4
 1K
Captured (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt Hendricks (Dolph Lundgren) is the US Navy's top Marine Special Operations Commander and is facing his toughest challenge yet - Escorting the deadliest viral weapon on the planet back to a safe Storage Faciliy.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, special agents, terrorism, working undercover, race against time, save the day, state affairs, military, frame up, government agency, danger, russian ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, russia, washington d.c., pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
 1K
Dirty War (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After years of meticulous planning, a terrorist operation is reaching its final stages. The authorities have received no intelligence; they are in a race against time but don't yet know it. As the operation unfolds, we see the working lives of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, save the day, secret agents, terrorism, race against time, government agency, deadly, political conspiracy, undercover, radical, danger, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 3.8
 493
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, airplane, pilot, danger, save the day, undercover, rivalry, escapades, secret mission, aviation, one man army, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: hostage, airplane, terrorism, race against time, law enforcement, catastrophe, tough heroes, danger, one man army, espionage, vengeance, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The last of the 'Airport' series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat of the plane splitting in two over the Alps!
Style: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, disaster movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: airplane accident, airport, catastrophe, fighter jet, survival, murder, arms dealer, rescue, terrorism, race against time, danger, sign language ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, washington d.c., alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
 21K
MI-5 (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During a handover to the head of counter-terrorism of MI5, Harry Pearce, a terrorist escapes custody. When Harry disappears soon after, his protégé is tasked with finding out what happened as an impending attack on London looms, and eventually ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, secret agents, conspiracy, undercover, disobeying orders, one man army, corruption, race against time, explosive, innocent person killed, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, moscow russia, big ben london, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 1K
Enigma (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five highly-trained KGB agents are sent to the west to assassinate several Soviet dissidents. In order to stop the diabolical plot, an American agent must infiltrate Soviet intelligence and obtain information from a Russian computer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, intense, exciting ...
Plot: kgb, iron curtain, espionage, undercover, assassination, cold war, cia, politics, dishonesty, danger, government agency, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, east germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 2K
Skyjacked (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A crazed Vietnam vet bomber hijacks a Boeing 707 in this disaster film filled with the usual early '70s stereotypes, and demands to be taken to Russia.
Style: disaster movie, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, hijacking, airplane, stewardess, danger, military, hostage, abduction, airplane hijack, save the day, escapades, forces of nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, russia, asia, moscow russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.0
 493
Hour of Valor (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, state affairs, political conspiracy, deadly, law enforcement, undercover, danger, confined, secret agents, save the day, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Deadly Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dutton Hatfield, played by Jeff Speakman, is working for the American embassy. He finds himself inside a biochemical weapon laboratory when terrorists headed by Colonel Baron (played by TimeCop villain Ron Silver) take over the place. Baron is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bio weapon, one man army, heroes, terrorism, special agents, save the day, crimes, danger, deadly, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 6K
Black Sunday (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An Israeli anti-terrorist agent must stop a disgruntled Vietnam vet cooperating in a plot to commit a terrorist plot at the Super Bowl.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, race against time, graphic violence, stadium, political intrigue, zeppelin, chases and races, crimes, state affairs, deadly, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, washington d.c., beirut lebanon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 1K
Tube (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Burnt-out transit cop Jay forms an unlikely alliance with pickpocket Kay to stop a terrorist hijacker from blowing up a subway car during rush hour.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, danger, rescue, hostage, save the day, isolation, deadly, law enforcement, tough heroes, train, love affair, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, conspiracy, espionage, terrorism, secret agents, sniper, surveillance, undercover, murder, race against time, wall street, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, september 11 2001, 2000s ...
Place: russia, london, afghanistan, big ben london, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 3K
Live Wire (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, explosive, senator, investigation, crimes, undercover, danger, special agents, government agency, police detective, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.4
 531
Sub Zero (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A device that controls a powerful Russian-made satellite weapon is stolen by Russian terrorists, who try to escape by flying out but are shot down. The device is now on top of K2. The device is still active and where it will strike is ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, terrorism, survival, undercover, daring rescue, adventure, government agency, intrigue, danger, forces of nature, deadly, climbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 11K
The Wild Geese (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, adventure, military, betrayal, battles, rescue, heroes, dishonesty, political unrest, political corruption, behind enemy lines, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: africa, zimbabwe, england, london, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 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, teens
Plot: save the day, mad scientist, terrorism, danger, police investigation, reluctant partners, race against time, one man army, misfit partners, chases and races, undercover, island ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: montana, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Collateral Damage (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, fbi, explosion, revenge, investigation, deadly, special agents, heroes, crimes, race against time, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: colombia, los angeles, south america, washington d.c., latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Command Performance (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Moscow charity concert turns bloody when armed extortionists take the headlining American pop-star, Venus, and the Russian President with his family, hostage. The drummer of a heavy metal warm-up band, an ex-bad ass biker played by Lundgren, and a ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, siege, confined, hostages, crimes, one man army, danger, deadly, tough heroes, heroes, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 28K
The Double (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, assassination, investigation, special agents, crime, ex law enforcer, crimes, deadly, hunt down, espionage, spy, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s, year 1988
Place: usa, washington d.c., mexico, paris france, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.6
 1K
Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, rescue, evacuation, apocalypse, race against time, soldier, daring rescue, save the world, government agency, atomic bomb, heroic mission, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Fourth Angel (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic reporter, Jack Elgin takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously-unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughtered. With western governments ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, vengeance, vigilantism, terrorist, fbi, one man army, special agents, save the day, deadly, survival, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, england, london, cyprus, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.5
 771
No Contest (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, sexy, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, martial arts, terrorist, danger, race against time, kidnapping, beauty pageant, terrorist plot, one woman army, showdown, swimming pool ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Odessa File (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: war criminal, investigation, war crime, murder, espionage, assassin, diary, attempted murder, journalism, concentration camp, mass murder, suicide ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, year 1964 ...
Place: germany, europe, israel, vienna, west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, hostage, rescue, bomb, violence, explosion, surveillance, deception, hand to hand combat, ransom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c., london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 53K
Rendition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secret detention facility somewhere outside ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, cia, kidnapping, terrorist, war on terror, government agency, undercover, state affairs, senator, police brutality, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, chicago illinois, washington d.c., usa, cape town south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.1
 321
Death Train (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, one man army, tough heroes, on the run, save the day, hostages, race against time, undercover, hostage, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Rollercoaster (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The plot is about a guile young terrorist who is able to blackmail a series of companies by placing home-made radio controlled bombs within the central attraction of amusement parks; roller coasters. The young man played by Timothy Bottoms gives a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: investigation, catastrophe, murder, terrorism, fbi, psychopath, bomb squad, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, psychological thriller ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, pittsburgh, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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