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Counter Measures (1998)
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Counter Measures (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: US Navy medical officer Jake Fuller is assigned to a goodwill visit aboard a Russian submarine. But he and his companion, Lt. Swain, end up alone among terrorists, who have taken over the submarine and threaten to fire its nuclear weapons.
Style: suspense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, terrorism, disaster, ambassador, u.s. navy, terrorist, sex scene, terrorist plot, heroes, military, graphic violence, confined, race against time, save the day, hijacking, sex, fight, female nudity, russian, gunfight, helicopter, gas, electrocution, fistfight, gas mask ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, heroes, terrorism, chases and races, deadly, crimes and race against time mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Counter Measures: Crash Dive (1996), Hijack (1998), Hour of Valor (2000), Submerged (2000), Strategic Command (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crash Dive (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The crew of the nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, but the victims turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only a former SEAL, now a submarine consultant, can save the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, disaster, hijacking, terrorism, boat, military life, heroic mission, tough heroes, confined, race against time, heroes, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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100%
 4.1
 411
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, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, hijacking, race against time, heroes, confined, law enforcement, crimes, save the day, terrorist plot, terrorist group, militia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.3
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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, hijacking, one man army, state affairs, political conspiracy, secret agents, confined, undercover, save the day, adventure, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.2
 802
Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, race against time, daring rescue, gang, rivalry, heroes, confined, escapades, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Strategic Command (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick Harding is a former Marines officer, now working in the FBI as a chemical weapons designer. While packing up for the night, a group of armed soldiers led by wanted criminal Carlos Gruber, break into the FBI research lab. They steal large ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aviation, disaster, hijacking, biological warfare, hostage, tough heroes, airplane, confined, one man army, terrorism, law enforcement, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, terrorism, confined, save the day, adventure, survival, undercover, race against time, heroes, daring rescue, tough heroes, air disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Interceptor (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A U.S. Air Force officer tries to stop a murderous group of terrorists whom are trying to steal two top secret F-117A Stealth Fighters from the cargo hold of a gigantic C-5 Galaxy Transport flying at 30,000 feet over the Atlantic Ocean.
Style: suspense, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, aviation, heroes, terrorism, graphic violence, injustice, officers and cadets, adventure, daring rescue, confined, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.3
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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, race against time, save the day, state affairs, frame up, government agency, russian, brutality, evil man, biohazard ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, russia, pentagon, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 4.3
 597
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, daring rescue, adventure, rescue, save the day, special agents, rivalry, confined, race against time, undercover, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.6
 346
Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, martial arts, heroes, one man army, terrorism, americana, frame up, vigilantism, redemption, hijacking, haunted by the past, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 581
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: rough, exciting, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aviation, military, airplane, save the day, undercover, pilot, escapades, rivalry, secret mission, invisibility, one man army, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, crimes, save the day, rescue, race against time, secret agents, state affairs, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.6
 452
Freedom Strike (1998)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a peace treaty between America and Syria is thwarted, the renegade head of the Syrian army retaliates in a major way. He steals a nuclear weapon that only the Freedom Strike team can stop! Cue an action-packed race against time to save the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, disaster, military, race against time, computer cracker, u.s. navy, rivalry, undercover, state affairs, confined, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: mediterranean sea, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 209
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, hostage, conspiracy, crimes, adventure, one man army, good versus evil, race against time, confined, escapades, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, adventure, rivalry, race against time, heroic mission, heroes, crimes, confined, escapades, hijacking, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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A Common Man (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sri Lanka, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A terrorist plants several bombs throughout the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka and threatens to detonate them unless prisoners are released.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, crimes, law enforcement, terrorism, threat, terrorist plot, chase, graphic violence, track down, race against time, twists and turns, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Ablaze (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hoping to make a killing on the insurance money, oil refinery owner Wendell Mays decides to burn the place to the ground. His greed endangers the lives of the entire town as the fireball creates a spreading inferno threatens to engulf the entire ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, firefighting, hospital, fire, crimes, police investigation, race against time, law enforcement, chaos, evacuation, disaster, oil refinery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Escape Under Pressure (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A luxury cruise liner is requisitioned by the Greek government in an attempt to give safe passage to national treasures worth millions of pounds. The liner is attacked by an art collector who finds out about the plan. During the hijack the liner ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, race against time, confined, heroes, crimes, escapades, one man army, rivalry, obsessive quest, rescue, heroic mission, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A ship captained by the father (Dale Dye) of the leader (Michael McGrady) of Delta Force is taken hostage by terrorists. As might be expected the force is sent in to stop them.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, hostage, admiral, submarine, captain, cruise ship, ship, hijacking, heroes, tough law enforcer, crimes, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Desert Thunder (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Terrorists threaten to launch a missile armed with deadly disease at Europe. A special unit is put together to stop them.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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30%
Homeland Security (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral McKee (Tom Skerritt) is retired, when following the events of 9/11 he receives a call from the White House informing him that his commander in chief requires him to serve his country once again. Shortly after this he is sworn into office as ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, save the day, head of state, law enforcement, secret agents, special agents, heroes, race against time, state affairs, government agency, political intrigue ...
Time: september 11 2001, 90s
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Steel Sharks (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Submarine crews wage a silent war beneath the waves in this undersea thriller.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, adventure, military, terrorism, daring rescue, rescue, confined, escapades, heroes, rivalry, battles, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Aegis (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Isokaze, an Aegis-class escort vessel, sets sail on a routine training exercise, playing host to a platoon from the Fleet Training Group. No sooner is the Isokaze on open water, however, then the FTG reveal themselves to be terrorist stowaways ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, military, terrorism, heroes, save the day, crimes, soldier, battleship, confined, hijacking, national security, navy ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo, north korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Alternate (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The President of the United States, in the midst of negative public opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. However, this is all part of a plan to boost his ratings, the 'kidnappers' being a CIA black ops team. It seems ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, undercover, daring rescue, save the day, rescue, heroes, crimes, president, dishonesty, secret agents, special agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, save the day, undercover, master criminal, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement, crimes, race against time, vengeance, fbi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A retired and disgruntled scientist is brought out of retirement to explain why tidal waves are wiping out coastal communities. But is he part of the problem?
Style: apocalyptic, suspenseful, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, catastrophe, natural disaster, distopia, apocalypse, psychopath, mad scientist, rivalry, law enforcement, forces of nature, save the day, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, ex soldier, soldier, master warrior, terrorism, battles, mortal combat, graphic violence, sword fight, superhero, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.3
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Depth Charge (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jason Gedrick and Eric Roberts lead the cast of this thriller about a submarine captain who attempts to hold Washington, D.C. hostage for a billion dollars, and the heroic doctor who struggles to thwart the plan before the situation escalates.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: submarine, confined, hostage, save the world, nuclear threat, state affairs, adventure, good versus evil, save the day, terrorism, blackmail, extortion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.2
 380
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, on the run, save the day, hostage, race against time, undercover, gunfight, hijacking, railway, chase, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Icebreaker (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the the Killington ski resort something has gone awry. Evil terrorists led by the sinister Greig have taken the resort hostage with a stolen nuclear device. It's up to Ski Patrol bum Matt Foster to save the day... and his fiancé.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, hostage, save the day, confined, race against time, escapades, isolation, nuclear threat, resort, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%