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Death Before Dishonor (1987)
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Death Before Dishonor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely restricted in their functions and presence to avoid upsetting the host government. As a result, when terrorists attack the compound, they are able to kidnap hostages and escape with little opposition. Burns ignores the Ambassador's restrictions, and throws the rule books out the window, as he becomes a one man army in an attempt to rescue the hostages, and wipe out the terrorists.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, melancholic, idiotic, ridiculous, cult film, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, military, kidnapping, soldier, battles, terrorism, one man army, terrorist, war, crimes, heroes, hostages, confined, hijacking, graphic violence, officers and cadets, danger, buddies, isolation, military life, escapades, deadly, rivalry, leadership, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about heroes, danger, machine gun, terrorism, gunfight, rivalry and crimes mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Death Before Dishonor: Savage Dawn (1985), Deadly Outbreak (1995), The Delta Force (1986), The Human Shield (1991), SEAL Team VI (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Savage Dawn (1985)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A motorcycle gang take over a small city in Arizona.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: heroes, gang, desert, small town, explosion, vietnam veteran, gang leader, biker, biker gang, contests and competitions, rivalry, military ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, arizona
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Deadly Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dutton Hatfield, played by Jeff Speakman, is working for the American embassy. He finds himself inside a biochemical weapon laboratory when terrorists headed by Colonel Baron (played by TimeCop villain Ron Silver) take over the place. Baron is ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bio weapon, terrorism, heroes, one man army, tough heroes, graphic violence, danger, special agents, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: israel, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Delta Force (1986)
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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, hostage, military, heroes, soldier, hijacking, stewardess, airplane, adventure, airplane hijack, bishop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, lebanon, beirut lebanon, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Human Shield (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, special agents, battles, heroes, confined, military, state affairs, adventure, deadly, crimes, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, year 1985, year 1990
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong saves an old friend from the clutches of "The Lion", an evil super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, kidnapping, soldier, one man army, heroes, danger, adventure, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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SEAL Team VI (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events: This heroic saga depicts an elite counter-terrorism team's black ops incursion into Iraq four days prior to Operation: Desert Shield and the harrowing consequences its members faced when their covert mission was ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: battles, desert, military, danger, save the day, escapades, isolation, basic training, soldier, confined, tough heroes, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
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72%
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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 ⇓
70%
Iron Eagle IV (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While Chappy Sinclair is saddled with a bunch of misfits and delinquents for his flight school, he turns to his protégé Doug Masters to assist him in rounding them into shape for an important competition. During their training, they stumble upon a ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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In Her Line of Fire (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the Vice President's plane goes down near a remote Pacific island, he is kidnapped by rebel forces and held for ransom. It is up to his female Secret Service agent and a press secretary to infiltrate the camp and save him.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, terrorism, island, rescue mission, vice president, one man army, crimes, danger, daring rescue, chases and races, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.9
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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
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68%
 5.1
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Special Forces (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
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67%
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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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
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65%
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Duration: 113 min.
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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 ...
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Bulletproof (1987)
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Duration: 93 min.
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62%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
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62%
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
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61%
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Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
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58%
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. Some of John's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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58%
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, France, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
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57%
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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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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American Ninja 5: The Nostradamus Syndrome (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
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Style: realistic, serious, rough, buddy movie
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Genre: Action, Drama, War
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Buck (Gary Busey) is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his daughter, Buck and his friends arm themselves ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Hunt for Eagle One (2006)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Missing in Action (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 474
Toy Soldiers (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on a vacation in Central America, some American teenagers are kidnapped by terrorists. A rescue mission is sent after them, but they manage to escape and join up with a mercenary fighting the terrorists.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, daring rescue, soldier, hostages, escapades, confined, crimes, danger, military, political unrest, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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