Movies like Demolition High

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Demolition High (1996)
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Demolition High (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a group of terrorists (led by Luther) take over a high school making the students in it their hostages, it is up to several of the students (led by Lenny) to help prevent disaster while the authorities (Slater and General Wainwright) do their part on the other side.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, hostage, high school, teenage life, crimes, heroes, hostages, confined, soldier, terrorism, danger, chases and races, deadly, rivalry, rescue, teenager, martial arts, student, police, death, gun, betrayal, kiss, car chase, greed ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, danger, heroes, chases and races and confined mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Demolition High: Demolition University (1997), Blast (1997), Skyscraper (1996), Showdown (1993), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Demolition University (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College students on a field trip encounter terrorists planning to poison the city's water supply.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, hostage, student, explosion, terrorist, poison, danger, confined, deadly, rivalry, anti heroes, heroes ...
Time: 90s
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Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Delta Force team are brought in once again to deal with an evil villain in foreign lands.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: soldier, terrorism, confined, escapades, hostages, military, undercover, rivalry, danger, chases and races, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kenya
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100%
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Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terrorists attempt to disrupt the Atlanta Olympics by kidnapping the U.S. women's swim team. If their demands are not met, the team will be executed. Only janitor Jack Bryant, a former Olympic gymnast champion of Tae Kwon Do felled by injuries ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroes, martial arts, janitor, crimes, hostages, confined, alcohol abuse, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Skyscraper (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A helicopter charter turns deadly when the pilot finds that she is on a building held by terrorists. It is up to her and her husband to save the hostages.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, skyscraper, adventure, deadly, rescue, escapades, danger, good versus evil, rivalry, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Showdown (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ken has just moved from Kansas with his mother. He talks to a girl named Julie, not knowing that her boyfriend Tom is very possessive of her. Tom is learning karate from Lee, a sensei whose brother was killed by a rookie cop named Billy. Billy has ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, good versus evil, danger, crimes, rivalry, youth, police detective, school, teenage life, kickboxer, roundhouse kick ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: rivalry, race against time, undercover, adventure, terrorism, heroic mission, danger, chases and races, escapades, confined, heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Bulletproof (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hijacking, adventure, crimes, danger, daring rescue, heroes, one man army, deadly, terrorist plot, terrorist ...
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Place: latin america, mexico
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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, race against time, heroes, gang, daring rescue, rivalry, danger, escapades, deadly, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, escapades, hostages, rescue, danger, chases and races, rivalry, adventure, confined, graphic violence, terrorism, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, state affairs, danger, daring rescue, one man army, tough heroes, save the day, chases and races, law enforcement, heroes, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
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37%
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 350
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, chases and races, crimes, confined, danger, race against time, save the day, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, chase, one man army, secret agents, danger, law enforcement, hostages, daring rescue, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
New World Disorder (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gang of four eyed crooks led by Kurt Bishop (McCarthy) are ripping off top dollar computer chips from a list of factories. The night they hit Dynaphase Systems, two dirty employees are staying late using company resources to develop their own ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, heroes, blind ambition, deadly, partners, confined, pirate, crime, undercover, danger, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Black Dawn (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonathan Cold returns, this time he goes Undercover to stop a group of Terrorists before they bomb Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, one man army, chase, terrorism, race against time, undercover, spy, nuclear bomb, track down, heroic mission, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, amsterdam, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
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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, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, hostage, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, save the day, danger, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Crisis (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alex reluctantly collects debts for the mob. Alex has led his brother Tony to believe that he is a shoe-salesman. However Alex's real talents will be desperately needed as the story unfolds. Tony has aligned himself with a group of mercenaries ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Con Express (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hotheaded Alaskan customs agent (Sean Patrick Flannery) unwillingly teams up with a coldhearted but beautiful Soviet agent (Ursula Karven) to capture a rogue Russian general (Arnold Vosloo), selling a shipment of deadly nerve gas. Tensions and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Recoil (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Ray Morgan accidentally kills the son of a mob boss. The mob boss orders to have Morgan killed unknowing that the assassin killed Morgan's wife and kids. Now Morgan's out for revenge..and he'll do it his own way
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The anti-terrorist team Delta Force destroys a billion dollar cocaine stash, to the extreme displeasure of drug cartel leader Umberto Salvatore. To retaliate, he hijacks a stealth submarine and threatens to unleash a biological weapon with the power ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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26%
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Christmas Rush (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the season of giving, the department took his badge. Criminals took his wife. Now, one cop is taking matters into his own hands
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, save the day, law enforcement, partners, crime gone awry, deadly, danger, crimes, master criminal, disorder, rivalry, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
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American Tigers (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Terrorists from all countries are to be reunited in order to join forces against their governments. The USA army notice it. A group of assassins, waiting in jail to be executed by firing squad get the chance to be exonerated if they participate in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 615
The Expert (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It was a brutal murder that sent deranged psychopath Martin Kagan to prison. It was a naive deputy warden that granted him a stay of execution. Now, the police department's tactical defence instructor, John Lomax, wants revenge for his beloved ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Black Cobra (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 272 min.
Story: A lone cop struggles to protect a female photographer from a gang of psychopathic bikers. Early in "Black Cobra," Detective Robert Malone establishes himself as a maverick, uncompromising policeman when he guns down several criminals ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, murder, who done it, terrorism, cons and scams, police corruption, on the run, gang, crimes, deadly, confined, hotshot hero ...
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Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, undercover, save the day, heroes, rescue, crimes, daring rescue, special agents, dishonesty, law enforcement, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
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Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, crimes, murder, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, tough heroes, master criminal, master warrior ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Critical Mass (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jeffers works security at a nuclear power plant. The plant is being decommissioned, and a politician is touring the plant and videotaping his comments regarding the closing. A terrorist group led by Samson gets inside the gates, with their ultimate ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, captivating, exciting, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Raven (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Martin Grant has been hiding for years to escape his past as a ruthless mercenary in the elite force Raven Team. He's recently been engaged and are trying to forget the nightmares of murder and betrayal. Martin was convinced, that he could ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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