Movies like The Delta Force

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The Delta Force (1986)
 5.6
 20K
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 led by Major McCoy (Norris) and by Colonel Alexander (Marvin) has been called into service to eliminate all terrorists on the jetliner.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, funny, unusual plot structure, humorous, bloody, suspense, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: military, martial arts, hostage, adventure, terrorist, commando, airplane hijack, fight, terrorism, rescue mission, aviation, kung fu, violence, jewish, motorcycle, car chase, brutality, chase, arab, terrorist plot, catastrophe, revenge, gang, family, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel, athens greece, beirut lebanon, lebanon

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Most similar movies to The Delta Force

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about heroes, danger, violence, gun, gunfight, rivalry and fistfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Delta Force: Navy Seals (1990), Black Thunder (1998), Missing in Action (1984), Deadly Outbreak (1995), Invasion U.S.A. (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1990)
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: splatter, suspense, buddy movie, unusual plot structure, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, rescue, kung fu, death, gunfight, soldier, hostage, jungle, car chase, colombian drug cartel, commando mission ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: latin america, the philippines, miami, rio de janeiro, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 17K
Navy Seals (1990)
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, intense, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, terrorism, adventure, soldier, race against time, battles, heroes, war, save the day, heroic mission, tough heroes, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: middle east, usa, pentagon, north america, lebanon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 577
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, serious, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pilot, aviation, military, airplane, save the day, undercover, escapades, rivalry, secret mission, invisibility, race against time, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Missing in Action (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: American servicemen are still being held captive in Vietnam and it's up to one man to bring them home in this blistering, fast-paced action/adventure starring martial arts superstar Chuck Norris.Following a daring escape from a Vietnamese POW ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, adventure, jungle, one man army, martial arts, military, heroes, justice, fight scenes, rescue, military life, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, the philippines, asia, thailand, saigon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, bio weapon, terrorism, heroes, graphic violence, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, special agents, save the day, master criminal, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
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, humorous, feel good, intense, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: violence, vigilantism, terrorism, machismo, fight, revenge, martial arts, vigilante, lone hero, one man army, weapons, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa, everglades, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
 857
Special Forces (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the crazed commander (Eli Danker) of a sadistic army in Moldavia kidnaps an American photojournalist (Daniella Deutscher) and holds her hostage, his misguided actions ignite a targeted response from Maj. Don Harding (Marshall R. Teague) and his ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, military, war on terror, rescue, battles, heroes, good versus evil, soldier, daring rescue, military life, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ...
Style: clever, ridiculous, unusual plot structure, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, military, hostage, u.s. embassy, fight, torture, revenge, terrorist, lone hero, island, life philosophy, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.
Style: unusual plot structure, tear jerker, feel good, humorous, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, escape, prison, torture, survival, jungle, war, adventure, martial arts, vietcong, rat, fight ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Executive Decision (1996)
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: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hijacking, hostage, rescue, bomb, ransom, surveillance, violence, disaster, save the day, islamic terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1995, 90s
Place: los angeles, london, pentagon, athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The President's Man: A Line in the Sand (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A counterterrorism specialist is assigned by the President to track down a terrorist who is suspected of planning to set off a nuclear device in the U.S.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, heroes, undercover, law enforcement, race against time, good versus evil, secret agents, crimes, one man army, confined, nuclear bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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 ⇓
54%
Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Colonel James Braddock is told that his Asian wife and 12-year-old son are still alive in Communist Vietnam, he mounts a one-man assault to free them. Armed with the latest high-tech firepower, Braddock fights his way into the heart of the ...
Style: funny, touching, unusual plot structure, splatter, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, martial arts, vengeance, orphan, fight, car chase, violence, chase, torture, revenge, happy ending, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1975
Place: vietnam, asia, bangkok thailand, saigon, thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 1K
The Soldier (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Terrorists take over a plutonium bomb and threaten to detonate it in a Saudi Arabian oil field. A special anti-terrorist unit is sent in to stop them.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia agent, oil, terrorist, kgb, terrorism, undercover, race against time, soldier, hijacking, state affairs, special agents, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: saudi arabia, middle east, new york, ussr, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
 1K
Soldier Boyz (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of prisoners are going to Vietnam to rescue the daughter of a V-I.P. The Ones who survive get their freedom back...but hell awaits them.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, vietnam war, battles, soldier, rivalry, military, survival, kidnapping, prison, confined, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 13K
The Wild Geese (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Switzerland, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and ...
Style: exciting, tense, harsh, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, military, adventure, betrayal, war, battles, rescue, politics, behind enemy lines, heroes, dishonesty, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: africa, zimbabwe, london, england, south africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, special agents, terrorism, heroes, battles, confined, military, state affairs, crimes, adventure, rescue mission, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 1985, year 1990
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, baghdad iraq, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The President's Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To many, Joshua McCord (Chuck Norris) is a charismatic Asian studies professor. To the President of the United States, he's America's greatest secret weapon; a covert operative charged with only the most sensitive and dangerous missions.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, race against time, adventure, save the day, daring rescue, escapades, undercover, head of state, state affairs, missing person, working undercover, rescue mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., colombia, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Mercenary for Justice (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, South Africa
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, rescue, kidnapping, heroes, escapades, vengeance, hostage, prison, adventure, crimes, rivalry, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, cape town south africa, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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 ⇓
50%
The Hunt for Eagle One: Crash Point (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Strike Force team is back in this action-packed sequel to "The Hunt For Eagle One"! Terrorists have stolen a Ground Control Encoder...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle warfare, terrorism, martial arts, lieutenant, rescue, terrorist attack, female fighter, behind enemy lines, heroes, race against time, hostage, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, the philippines, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Operation Thunderbolt (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Israel
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release many terrorists held in Israeli prisons. After much ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jewish, aviation, airplane, hostage, rescue, military, soldier, terrorism, hijacking, tough heroes, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel, paris france, africa, europe, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bravo Two Zero (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When an elite eight-man British SAS team is dropped behind enemy lines, their mission is clear: take out Saddam Hussein's SCUD missile systems. But when communications are cut and the team finds themselves surrounded by Saddam's army, ...
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, war, commando, squad, soldier, military, battles, behind enemy lines, heroic mission, military life, escapades, adventure ...
Time: year 1991, 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, baghdad iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.2
 2K
Sweepers (1998)
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, escapades, race against time, secret agents, espionage, undercover, save the day, rescue, tough heroes, heroic mission, vengeance, disaster ...
Time: 90s
Place: angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 10K
Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...
Style: intense, tense, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, prison, jungle, survival, war, adventure, rescue, soldier, captivity, missing person, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, year 1977, year 1982, year 1972, year 1983 ...
Place: vietnam, texas, bangkok thailand, california, laos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 6K
The Octagon (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds out that his ruthless arch-nemesis, McCarn , is involved with the stealthy ...
Style: suspense, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, terrorism, betrayal, brutality, good versus evil, master warrior, undercover, adventure, heroic mission, fighting crime, lone wolves ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, paris france, south america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
48%
 5.6
 21K
Drop Zone (1994)
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: suspense, exciting, intense, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, airplane, parachuting, hijacking, chase, adventure, heroes, airplane hijack, race against time, track down, skydiving ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Marine 3: Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Marine must do whatever it takes to save his kidnapped niece and stop a terrorist attack masterminded by a radical militia group.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, soldier, kidnapping, daring rescue, save the day, crimes, rivalry, one man army, chase, tough heroes, wrestling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: british columbia, usa, seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Delta Force 3: The Killing Game (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terrorist places an atom bomb somewhere in an American metropolis. The president of the U.S. has no other choice; he has to call Delta Force.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gunfight, terrorist, heroes, terrorism, state affairs, fighting crime, crimes, undercover, adventure, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, miami, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%