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Sky Fighters (2005)
 5.8
 4K
Sky Fighters (2005)
Original name: Les Chevaliers du ciel
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Les Chevaliers du ciel (English: Sky Fighters) is a 2005 French film directed by Gérard Pirès about two air force pilots preventing a terrorist attack on the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. It is based on Tanguy et Laverdure, a comics series by Jean-Michel Charlier and Albert Uderzo – of Astérix fame, which was also made into a hugely successful TV series from 1967 to 1969 making Tanguy and Laverdure, the two main heroes, part of popular Francophone culture.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, betrayal, adventure, one man army, heroic mission, military, danger, false accusation, rivalry, undercover, race against time, rescue, save the day, terrorism, aerial combats, aviation, hijacking, espionage, hostages, hostage, secret agents, chases and races, escapades, deadly, terrorist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, alps, arc de triomphe paris

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, rivalry, heroes, terrorism, chases and races, escapades and deadly mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sky Fighters: Mirror Wars: Reflection One (2005), Flight of Fury (2007), Counterstrike (2002), Hour of Valor (2000), Air Rage (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mirror Wars: Reflection One (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mirror Wars: Reflection One is a post-cold-war thriller from the Russian point of view. Bad-guy British arms dealer Murdock (Malcolm McDowell) and numerous mercenaries and clandestine agents tries to steal a new Russian stealth fighter. Murdock is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, betrayal, military, save the day, daring rescue, arms dealing, one man army, rivalry, escapades, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Flight of Fury (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, pilot, terrorist, bomber, secret agents, save the day, heroic mission, gays and lesbians, danger, tough heroes, deadly, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 544
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, adventure, daring rescue, one man army, rescue, special agents, undercover, danger, race against time, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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 ⇓
47%
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 3.2
 591
Air Rage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Marine Colonel orders his men to massacre a village they were sent to rescue some hostages but when they found them dead they decide to get some payback. Upon returning to the States the Colonel would be court-martialed and made a plea ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: airplane, tough heroes, save the day, daring rescue, one man army, hostages, adventure, terrorism, government agency, deadly, rivalry, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, black american, soldier, heroes, rescue, heroic mission, adventure, crimes, daring rescue, frame up, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 6K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, adventure, danger, heroic mission, tough heroes, against the odds, save the day, daring rescue, one man army, flying, justice, rebellion ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 168
The Zone (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Gulf War hero Rowdy Welles is framed for murder by unscrupulous CIA boss Dick Althorp. As his price of freedom, Welles is ordered to undertake a deadly mission to destroy a nuclear processing plant in a foreign nation, owned by dangerous ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, good versus evil, manhunt, battles, hostage, conspiracy, rivalry, espionage, one man army, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Delta Force 3: The Killing Game (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terrorist places an atom bomb somewhere in an American metropolis. The president of the U.S. has no other choice; he has to call Delta Force.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, rivalry, undercover, hijacking, rescue, one man army, nightmare comes true, hostages, state affairs, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Apocalypse Code (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Terrorist Jaffad Ben Zayidi steals four nuclear bombs from a sunken American submarine and hides them in four major cities throughout the world. The charges can be activated by an 11-digit code. Zayidi dies and his accomplice, nicknamed "The ...
Style: exciting, captivating, futuristic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry, danger, adventure, one man army, chases and races, heroine, spy, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, norway, malaysia, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 2K
Sweepers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dolph Lundgren is Christian Erickson, a leading demolition expert trained to disarm mine fields in a humanitarian minesweeping operation in Angola. His son is killed and he discovers that mines are being planted during the war to kill people in the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorist, bar, one man army, battle, son, battles, danger, tough heroes, race against time, secret agents, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 156
Combustion (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: USA
Story: Millwood City engineer Scott Daniels, moved from Houston, investigates a series of mysterious fires. Scott's and Lourie Harper's only son Jesse, who hated the move or dad's youth home, fakes a fever and invites his new girlfriend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, rescue, forces of nature, heroic mission, government agency, save the day, undercover, dishonesty, small town, mayor, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
 235
Cabin Pressure (2002)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fully automated commercial jetliner is prepared to make its maiden voyage. Without an on-flight pilot, the craft relies on satellite linking for its course. But when the plane suddenly deviates from its determined route and establishes a circular ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, plane crash, hacker, save the day, one man army, danger, rescue, race against time, terrorism, adventure, escapades, satellite ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Crash Point Zero (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a legendary and recently found death ray machine from Siberia to Canada is hijacked and crashes in the remote mountains of Alaska, only a fearless government agent (Treat Williams) will risk his life to save the world. A modern ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, danger, confined, adventure, save the day, survival, terrorism, undercover, daring rescue, heroes, race against time, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
40%
 4.7
 758
U.S. Seals II (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, island, adventure, daring rescue, save the day, chases and races, crimes, escapades, master warrior, heroic mission, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 2K
The Defender (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The global war on terror rages on. When a government official goes missing, Lance, a man with an impressive record of service to his country, finds himself protecting the man who embodies everything he has dedicated his life to fight against.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, daring rescue, state affairs, danger, one man army, tough heroes, save the day, chases and races, law enforcement, heroes, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Diplomatic Siege (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, save the day, crimes, hostages, politics, danger, rescue, race against time, state affairs, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Operation Delta Force (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, South Africa
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A team of military experts and scientists go after a terrorist group that has seized a deadly virus and is threatening to release it.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, virus, terrorist group, rescue, chaos, heroic mission, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, undercover, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, pentagon, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Guilty as Charged (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch of Colonel Strauss. After going undercover and ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, military base, soldier, military life, terrorism, gang, undercover, secret agents, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Chain of Command (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Secret Service agents must retrieve the briefcase allowing the President control of America's nuclear arsenal before massive destruction ensues.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, working undercover, save the day, secret agents, danger, deadly, state affairs, adventure, rivalry, race against time, head of state ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Airline Disaster (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the President learns that domestic terrorists have skyjacked the passenger jet her brother is flying, she must choose between family and the safety of the people in the cities below
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, moral dilemma, terrorism, danger, head of state, adventure, save the day, leadership, deadly, airplane, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 8K
Red Scorpion (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: South Africa, USA, Namibia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, chase, assassination, soldier, agent, adventure, one man army, politics, state affairs, rebellion, mission of murder, military ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 4.1
 421
Con Express (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hotheaded Alaskan customs agent (Sean Patrick Flannery) unwillingly teams up with a coldhearted but beautiful Soviet agent (Ursula Karven) to capture a rogue Russian general (Arnold Vosloo), selling a shipment of deadly nerve gas. Tensions and ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, adventure, crimes, hostages, hostage, danger, terrorism, prison, politics, rivalry, partners, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Laser Mission (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: West Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A CIA agent is sent to get Professor Braun before the KGB can seize him as the Prof's knowledge, together with a recently stolen diamond, could be used to make a laser cannon.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, secret agents, heroes, government, cia, laser, scientist, kgb, undercover, espionage, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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 ⇓
37%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, nuclear threat, race against time, chase, one man army, secret agents, tough heroes, hostages, save the day, crimes, state affairs, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, chase, martial arts, race against time, heroes, adventure, on the run, murder, espionage, government agency, political conspiracy, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, germany, poland, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.9
 389
Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, terrorism, one man army, soldier, danger, heroic mission, daring rescue, escapades, dishonesty, profanity, military, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 576
Countdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terror from within by Yury Felshtinsky and Alexander Litvinenko, representing them as parts of the plan masterminded and sponsored by exiled tycoon Pokrovsky (obvious hint at Boris Berezovsky in real life) and aimed to discredit Russian security ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, undercover, rivalry, danger, save the world, deadly, adventure, crimes, hostages, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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