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 exciting, suspenseful, realistic and entertaining films with plots about weapons, martial arts, gunfight, fight scenes, pistol, dialogue and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Commando: Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), Executive Decision (1996), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Navy Seals (1990), The Expendables (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rambo: First Blood Part II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, War
Country: USA
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
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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, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, airplane, hostage, surveillance, hijacking, conspiracy, rescue, revenge, hostages, corruption, survival, arms dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
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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, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
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, quebec, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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System:   85%
    User:   98%
 
 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, adventure, redemption, arms dealer, soldier, weapons, car chase, daring rescue, war, gunfight, chase, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: middle east, seaport, beirut lebanon, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   98%
 
 6.5
 297K
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:   79%
    User:   100%
 
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, year 2012, 2010s
Place: europe, mine, albania, nepal, paris france
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System:   78%
    User:   84%
 
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, 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:   81%
 
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 12K
American Ninja
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Armstrong, an orphaned drifter will little respect for much other than martial arts, finds himself on an American Army base in The Philippines after a judge gives him a choice of enlistment or prison. On one of his first missions driving a ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, chase, kidnapping, soldier, kung fu, mentor, sword fight, master warrior, adventure, fight scenes, jungle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   62%
 
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, suspenseful, realistic ...
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:   70%
    User:   64%
 
 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
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:   70%
    User:   100%
 
 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
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:   67%
    User:   58%
 
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, 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:   62%
    User:   70%
 
 6.0
 83K
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, suspenseful, serious, 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:   62%
    User:   54%
 
Movie in collections
 5.9
 41K
Passenger 57
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, fbi, airport, chase, hijacking, hostage, gunfight, hostages, martial arts, one man army, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, florida, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
 7.4
 283K
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:   60%
    User:   58%
 
 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, rough ...
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:   58%
    User:   100%
 
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, rough, realistic, 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: bucharest, romania, wyoming, moscow russia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   52%
 
 5.7
 57K
Cobra
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, chase, motorcycle, violence, car chase, hostage, tough law enforcer, slasher, lone hero, gunfight, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   57%
 
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 7.0
 195K
Rambo
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bloody, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, war, boat, torture, rape, military, violence, brutality, blood, gore, chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: burma, asia, thailand, southeast asia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   100%
 
 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:   55%
    User:   100%
 
Bullet to the Head
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, father daughter relationship, revenge, corruption, assassin, violence, assassination, kidnapping, betrayal, police corruption, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
Marked for Death
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, voodoo, murder, family, gangsters, vigilantism, violence, revenge, vigilante, brutality, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, mexico, latin america, west indies, jamaica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   48%
 
 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, suspenseful ...
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:   51%
    User:   53%
 
Movie in collections
 8.2
 683K
Die Hard
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, clever, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, hostage, violence, gunfight, one man army, skyscraper, crime, police, terrorism, good versus evil, revenge, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
Licence to Kill
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan, 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, suspenseful, realistic ...
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:   50%
    User:   59%
 
Universal Soldier: Regeneration
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When terrorists threaten nuclear catastrophe, the world's only hope is to reactivate decommissioned Universal Soldier Luc Deveraux. Rearmed and reprogrammed, Deveraux must take on his nemesis from the original Universal Soldier and a ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, violence, car chase, kidnapping, gunfight, one man army, revenge, fight scenes, martial arts, mad scientist, murder, soldier ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, 1960s
Place: russia, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
 6.4
 123K
The Last Stand
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
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, beirut lebanon, athens greece
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System:   48%
    User:   40%
 

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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
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Olympus Has Fallen
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, terrorism, president, white house, hostage, chase, torture, secret agents, lone hero, kidnapping, betrayal, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pentagon, north korea, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
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