Movies like Commando

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Commando
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, one of his former commandos, and a fully equipped private army. With the help of a feisty stewardess and an old friend, Matrix has only a few hours to overcome his greatest challenge: finding his daughter before she's killed.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough, ridiculous, harsh, bloody, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, island, vengeance, violence, chase, one man army, assassination, gunfight, hostage, revenge, car chase, race against time, weapons, assassin, jungle, hitman, murder, daring rescue, adventure, fight scenes, violent, guns, explosions, lone hero, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1985
Place: latin america, california
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Die Hard with a Vengeance
Action, Adventure, Thriller
USA
128 min.
 7.6
Die Hard
Action, Thriller
USA
132 min.
 8.2
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Most similar movies to Commando

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, realistic and entertaining films with plots about fight scenes, violence, chase, mentor, vengeance, martial arts and revenge mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Commando: Navy Seals (1990), Executive Decision (1996), Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), The Last Stand (2013), Cliffhanger (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.5
 14K
Navy Seals
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, adventure, redemption, arms dealer, soldier, weapons, car chase, war, daring rescue, gunfight, chase, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, seaport, beirut lebanon, lebanon
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Executive Decision
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: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hostage, surveillance, hijacking, conspiracy, rescue, survival, revenge, hostages, corruption, arms dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
Rambo: First Blood Part II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, chase, revenge, vengeance, vietnam war, jungle, torture, brutality, violence, betrayal, prison, one man army ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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 124K
The Last Stand
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, car chase, hostage, fbi, chase, violence, tough law enforcer, revenge, violent, weapons, gunfight, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, las vegas, california, mexico, arizona
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System:   87%
    User:   89%
 
 6.4
 107K
Cliffhanger
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain climbing, heist, money, chase, violence, gunfight, one man army, revenge, redemption, explosions, crime gone awry, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   100%
 
Die Hard with a Vengeance
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, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, violence, gunfight, chase, revenge, crime, terrorism, gold, vengeance, police investigation, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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System:   80%
    User:   81%
 
The Expendables 2
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
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, semi serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, violence, gunfight, revenge, blood, motorcycle, explosions, village, torture, fight scenes, kung fu, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: europe, mine, albania, nepal, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   63%
 
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Collateral Damage
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, jungle, vengeance, revenge, fbi, violence, cia, explosions, fight scenes, vigilantism, chases and races, cyborgs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s
Place: colombia, los angeles, latin america, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   72%
 
The Expendables 3
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Barney, Christmas and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks, who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms trader and someone who Barney was forced to kill… or so he ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, arms dealer, revenge, car chase, violence, betrayal, motorcycle, verbal byplay, explosions, gunfight, fight scenes, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: wyoming, romania, moscow russia, mexico, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   59%
 
 6.5
 299K
The Expendables
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, bloody, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sniper, mercenary, heroic mission, fight scenes, master warrior, partners, gunfight, chase, blood, explosions, arms dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: latin america, somalia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   100%
 
 6.0
 84K
Broken Arrow
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 ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, gunfight, military, adventure, betrayal, chase, car chase, arms dealer, mexican standoff, race against time, helicopter, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, hong kong, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   66%
 
Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When DEA agents are taken captive by a ruthless South American kingpin, the Delta Force is reunited to rescue them in this sequel to the 1986 film.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, jungle, revenge, violence, death, gory, good versus evil, fight scenes, police investigation, car chase, explosions ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   70%
 
 5.6
 17K
Drop Zone
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, suspense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, airplane, prison, martial arts, criminal's revenge, fight scenes, hostages, violence, master criminal, one man army, mentor, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   67%
 
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Invasion U.S.A.
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: violence, vigilante, vigilantism, chase, terrorism, brutality, one man army, revenge, arms dealer, lone hero, rescue, weapons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   62%
 
 5.8
 104K
Rambo III
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, russian, brutality, violence, torture, revenge, master warrior, cold war, arms dealer, explosions, one man army, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, middle east, russia, thailand, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   100%
 
 7.4
 285K
The Rock
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, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, alcatraz, terrorism, island, adventure, chase, car chase, gunfight, revenge, betrayal, hostages, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   55%
 
Licence to Kill
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: James Bond and his American colleague Felix Leiter arrest the drug lord Sanchez who succeeds in escaping and takes revenge on Felix and his wife. Bond knows but just one thing: revenge.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, 007, murder, espionage, adventure, james bond, secret service, assassin, chase, cia, spy, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico, florida, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   56%
 
 5.5
 26K
Raw Deal
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, crime, vengeance, fbi, mob, revenge, mafia, car chase, vigilante, criminal heroes, brutality, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1986
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.1
 39K
Hard Target
Genre: Action, 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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, gunfight, violence, motorcycle, master warrior, revenge, fight scenes, death, brutality, kung fu, explosions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   65%
 
 7.2
 217K
GoldenEye
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, 007, secret service, chase, assassin, james bond, vengeance, russian, car chase, verbal byplay, satellite ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1986, year 1995
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, cuba, britain, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   54%
 
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, chase, one man army, revenge, satellite, martial arts, brutality, violence, death, fight scenes, save the day, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, denver colorado, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   53%
 
 6.5
 68K
Under Siege
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, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, violence, gunfight, one man army, ship, lone hero, weapons, fight scenes, heist, mercenary, explosions, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: battleship, san francisco, new jersey, pentagon, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   100%
 
Live Free or Die Hard
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, semi serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, car chase, violence, surveillance, chase, father daughter relationship, gunfight, murder, hacking, master criminal, hacker, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   49%
 
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On Deadly Ground
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, adventure, oil, environment, violence, chase, one man army, martial arts, environmental, corruption, brutality, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   100%
 
 6.1
 21K
Sniper
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tough guy Thomas Beckett is an US soldier working in the Panamanian jungle. His job is to seek out rebels and remove them using his sniper skills. Beckett is notorious for losing his partners on such missions. This time he's accompanied by ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, psychological, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, military, assassination, assassin, violence, adventure, reluctant partners, manhunt, gunfight, on the run, chase, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   64%
 
 6.1
 94K
Eraser
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: U.S. Marshall John Kruger erases the identities of people enrolled in the Witness Protection Program. His current assignment is to protect Lee Cullen, who's uncovered evidence that the weapons manufacturer she works for has been selling to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: conspiracy, betrayal, gunfight, violence, arms dealer, chase, treason, corruption, mafia, one man army, weapons, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, california, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
The Delta Force
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandoes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, adventure, military, motorcycle, chase, violence, hostage, martial arts, hostages, brutality, soldier, kung fu ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, athens greece, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
Never Say Never Again
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, West Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: James Bond returns as the secret agent 007 one more time to battle the evil organization SPECTRE. Bond must defeat Largo, who has stolen two atomic warheads for nuclear blackmail. But Bond has an ally in Largo's girlfriend, the willowy Domino, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, adventure, island, video game, 007, assassin, terrorism, murder, master villain, car chase, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, french riviera, france, bahamas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   45%
 

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The Running Man
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
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Time: future, 80s, 20th century, 2010s, twentieth century ...
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System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
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Firestorm
Genre: Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the prison with several of his inmates posing as firefighters to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, adventure, fugitives, wilderness, hostages, violence, hostage, mentor, chase, tragic hero, daring rescue, lone hero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   42%
 
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