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Counter Measures (1998)
 4.1
 363
Counter Measures (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, hijacking, terrorism, ambassador, u.s. navy, military, heroes, confined, graphic violence, danger, chases and races, deadly, race against time, save the day, profanity, terrorist plot, sex, fight, terrorist, female nudity, sex scene, hand to hand combat, russian, gunfight, helicopter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, heroes, terrorism, chases and races, rivalry, crimes and deadly mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Counter Measures: Crash Dive (1996), Hijack (1998), Hour of Valor (2000), Strategic Command (1997), Submerged (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
 782
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, hijacking, submarine, race against time, military, heroes, ocean or sea, tough heroes, deadly, danger, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.1
 305
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, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, danger, save the day, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.1
 497
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, state affairs, political conspiracy, race against time, secret agents, undercover, adventure, save the day, confined, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, hostages, daring rescue, danger, one man army, crimes, escapades, race against time, hostage, airplane, tough heroes, gulf war ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 3.0
 608
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, heroes, race against time, daring rescue, rivalry, gang, danger, deadly, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.8
 584
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, airplane, adventure, deadly, rivalry, profanity, confined, crimes, chases and races, injustice, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, survival, terrorism, save the day, confined, adventure, danger, daring rescue, race against time, undercover, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.7
 374
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, race against time, terrorism, chases and races, state affairs, danger, crimes, escapades, heroes, rivalry, confined, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 171
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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, deadly, confined, crimes, danger, espionage, dishonesty, adventure, rivalry, manhunt, undercover, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, rough, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, special agents, terrorism, working undercover, race against time, state affairs, save the day, military, government agency, danger, frame up, russian ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, russia, moscow russia, pentagon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.9
 268
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, terrorism, martial arts, law enforcement, chases and races, danger, rivalry, race against time, save the day, escapades, hostages ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.6
 497
Air Marshal (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commercial jet plane has been hijacked by a group of terrorists who don't realize that a U.S. Air Marshal, Brett Prescott (Dean Cochran), is among the passengers. The fate of dozens of people lies in the hands of Prescott, who must forge a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, airplane, crimes, deadly, strong violent content, heroes, danger, one man army, muslim, terrorist, hijacker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, undercover, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, terrorism, confined, chases and races, danger, escapades, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, frogman
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, rivalry, obsessive quest, heroic mission, treasure hunt, escapades, crimes, one man army, race against time, rescue, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, hostages, race against time, crimes, danger, rescue, save the day, politics, state affairs, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: hostage, submarine, terrorist, admiral, cruise ship, exploding helicopter, captain, rivalry, confined, danger, heroes, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 547
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, undercover, race against time, danger, save the day, rivalry, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 99K
Crimson Tide (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military, navy, danger, nuclear threat, cold war, russian, save the day, nuclear, race against time, military life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, alabama, mediterranean sea, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 3.2
 564
Firestorm (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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, chaos, police investigation, race against time, crimes, danger, law enforcement, evacuation, firefighter, fire, firefighting, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.6
 342
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, bar fight, military, danger, heroes, graphic violence, profanity, heroic mission, escapades, deadly, aerial combats, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, siege, confined, hostages, crimes, danger, deadly, tough heroes, heroes, russian, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Stealth Fighter (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A navy pilot fakes his own death and steals a stealth fighter plane from a U.S.A.F base. He then acts as a mercenary, targeting military installations around the world.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, terrorism, graphic violence, profanity, aerial combats, save the day, danger, escapades, heroes, military base, heroic mission, exploding tank ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.2
 344
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, military, heroes, hostages, adventure, rivalry, underwater, ocean or sea, battles, terrorism, rescue, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 75K
Under Siege (1992)
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, mercenary, tough law enforcer, hijacking, race against time, nuclear threat, terrorism, warship, save the day, tough heroes, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.8
 498
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, airplane, pilot, danger, save the day, undercover, rivalry, escapades, aviation, secret mission, one man army, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.3
 251
Hangfire (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a large group of escaped convicts take Ike Slayton, a Vietnam veteran's wife hostage, Slayton enlists the help of his old army friend in a furious search to find her, while a hard-nosed National Guardsman leads a platoon of solders ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: hostage, chases and races, save the day, kidnapping, hijacking, small town, captivity, profanity, escape, hostages, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.3
 309
No Contest II (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sharon Bell is back, this time she must stop a terrorist plot to smuggle Nazi nerve gas.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, murder, terrorist plot, femme fatale, martial artist, crimes, chases and races, one man army, confined, heroes, hostages ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, fbi, explosion, revenge, profanity, investigation, crimes, vigilantism, danger, heroes, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s
Place: colombia, los angeles, washington d.c., south america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 370
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, one man army, undercover, vengeance, terrorism, crimes, race against time, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry, special agents, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, law enforcement, head of state, danger, save the day, race against time, secret agents, deadly, government agency, heroes, state affairs, special agents ...
Time: september 11 2001, 90s
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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