Movies like Detonator

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Detonator (1993)
 5.2
 4K
Detonator (1993)
Original name: Death Train
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Croatia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a renegade Russian general sends a nuclear bomb hurtling toward the Middle East aboard a hijacked train, special agents are dispatched to disarm the deadly device. Ten tons of steel and one ounce of hot plutonium are now riding roughshod through Europe. With time running out, the agents launch a desperate, bullet-packed assault on a deadly moving target piloted by a cold-blooded mercenary.
Style: suspense, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hijacking, railway, scientist, mercenary, general, gulf war, heroes, hostage, terrorism, catastrophe, adventure, crimes, undercover, secret agents, fugitives, disaster, escapades, rivalry, confined, one man army, race against time, state affairs, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, europe, ussr, middle east, iran, italy, new york ...

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Most similar movies to Detonator

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about rivalry, danger, chases and races, terrorism, crimes, race against time and heroes mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Detonator: Hijack (1998), Diplomatic Siege (1999), Operation Delta Force (1997), Derailed (2002), Hour of Valor (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Detonator II: Night Watch (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Croatia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: UN agents Mike Graham and Sabrina Carver are sent by their director Nick Caldwell to investigate the theft of Rembrandt's painting, "The Night Watch". The trail takes them from Amsterdam to Hong Kong and involves them in not only art ...
Style: suspense, serious, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: art theft, investigation, undercover, espionage, famous painting, partners, crimes, adventure, escapades, heist, spy, forgery ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, amsterdam, europe, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.1
 405
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: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, race against time, heroes, confined, law enforcement, crimes, save the day, terrorist plot, terrorist group ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 ⇓
70%
Operation Delta Force (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, South Africa
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A team of military experts and scientists go after a terrorist group that has seized a deadly virus and is threatening to release it.
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist group, military, rescue, daring rescue, chaos, heroic mission, adventure, crimes, undercover, race against time, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: johannesburg south africa, pentagon, africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sexy, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: runaway train, train, adventure, race against time, fight scenes, rescue, terrorism, secret agents, save the day, betrayal, martial arts, disaster ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vienna, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.3
 618
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 ⇓
53%
 3.7
 5K
Submerged (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, espionage, rescue, undercover, heroes, soldier, martial arts, daring rescue, good versus evil, working undercover, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.9
 258
Warhead (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Terrorists seize an American nuclear missile site and threaten to launch the missiles at Washington unless the President resigns immediately and $1 billion is placed in a Swiss account in 8 hours.
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, computer cracker, race against time, heroes, save the world, crimes, adventure, escapades, law enforcement, rivalry, confined, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: haiti, pentagon, idaho, switzerland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Shadow Man (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, espionage, martial arts, save the day, adventure, undercover, government agency, rivalry, master criminal, terrorism, secret agents, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.2
 376
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: terrorism, train, on the run, save the day, hostage, race against time, undercover, one man army, gunfight, tough heroes, hijacking, railway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 2K
Blast (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A terrorist posing as environmentalist hijacks an oil rig off the coast of California with the intent of detonating an electromagnetic bomb over the US.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, terrorism, hidden identity, daring rescue, isolation, escapades, law enforcement, rivalry, save the day, undercover, adventure, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Flight of Fury (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, terrorist, pilot, martial arts, bomber, terrorism, soldier, espionage, tough heroes, crimes, gang, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 589
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, suspenseful, rough
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: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the daughter of a slain Federal investigator, claims ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: airplane, law enforcement, air disaster, airplane accident, race against time, terrorism, hostage, disaster, catastrophe, crimes, secret agents, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Avalanche Express (1979)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: CIA agent Harry Wargrave is sent to aid Gen. Marenkov, a senior Russian official, who is defecting to the west. Wargrave decides they should travel to safety on a train across Europe, the "Atlantic Express". During the journey they must ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: railway, spy, catastrophe, cold war, kgb, law enforcement, avalanche, cia, disaster, train, secret agents, bio weapon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: alps, central europe, milan italy, zurich switzerland, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, chase, secret agents, save the day, law enforcement, crimes, daring rescue, state affairs, government agency, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 87K
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: suspense, exciting, intense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: u.s. navy, one man army, mercenary, terrorist plot, martial arts, battleship, lone hero, hostage, warship, one against many, race against time, navy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hawaii, new jersey, san francisco, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 5K
The Marksman (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent(Snipes) to stop them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, black american, soldier, sniper, military, heroes, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, heroic mission, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, heroes, conspiracy, dishonesty, state affairs, political conspiracy, false accusation, crimes, confined, fighting the system, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Final Option (1982)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When SAS Captain Peter Skellen is thrown out of the service for gross misconduct due to unnecessary violence and bullying, he is soon recruited by The People's Lobby, a fanatical group aiming to hold several US dignitaries hostage. But ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, terrorism, undercover, hostage, isolation, adventure, state affairs, anti war, working undercover, politics, rivalry, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A passenger of a hijacked airliner who happens to be an airplane engineer works to deactivate a chemical weapons bomb after the hijackers kill the pilot and threaten to kill all the passengers on the plane.
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, rescue, hijacking, disaster, forces of nature, tough heroes, one man army, daring rescue, heroes, save the day, adventure, aviation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 2K
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, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, daring rescue, state affairs, tough heroes, law enforcement, save the day, undercover agent, one man army, spy, torture, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: romania, europe, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.6
 551
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the murder of their families by a terrorist bomb, five young adults are trained as a hi-tech, anti-terrorist team with a mission to search and destroy high-profile terrorist groups.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, race against time, undercover, secret agents, crimes, u.s. navy, heroic mission, daring rescue, good versus evil, government agency, save the day, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s, year 1987
Place: europe, greece, washington d.c., utah, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Navy SEALS mount an attack on Colombian special forces to clear their names and rescue a hostage.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, battles, soldier, hostage, military life, frame up, heroic mission, secret agents, manhunt, military, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, submarine, admiral, hostage, captain, cruise ship, hijacking, ship, heroes, tough law enforcer, crimes, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, secret agents, martial arts, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, race against time, on the run, rivalry, espionage, undercover, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, poland, germany, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
 3K
U.S. Seals (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dozens of American cargos with high valuable goods have disappeared, probably attacked by modern pirates. The United States decide to mobilize a team of expert SWAT, with Mike Bradley as leader, sending them to destroy the pirates' base, namely ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, military, pirate, ship, undercover, soldier, military life, adventure, daring rescue, crimes, heroes, ocean ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, french riviera, san francisco, turkey, albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Fourth Protocol (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Plan Aurora, led by Kim Philby is a plan that breaches the top-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare. A crack Soviet agent, placed under cover in a quiet English country town, begins to assemble a nuclear ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, kgb, politics, cold war, spy, betrayal, chase, conspiracy, nuclear bomb, terrorism, race against time, undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, england, london, europe, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.6
 314
Tunnel (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-SAS agent and a thief battle for their lives as air runs out in a maze of abandoned mine tunnels while they're searching for $200 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, adventure, bounty hunter, save the day, one man army, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, race against time, escapades, gang, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.3
 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, serious, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, special agents, terrorism, race against time, save the day, state affairs, frame up, government agency, working undercover, russian, brutality, evil man ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, russia, pentagon, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%