Movies like Derailed 2002

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Derailed (2002)
 4.0
 7K
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 Government. Finding Galina doesn't take long, and Jacques must wrap up the mission by returning Galina and the contraband to his superiors by train. Things seem to be going smoothly as Jacques and Galina board the train posing as a couple, but soon all hell breaks loose.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, awful, absurd, entertaining, sexy, twist ending, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, one man army, race against time, terrorism, rescue, train explosion, heroic mission, tough heroes, save the day, runaway train, secret agents, chases and races, terrorist plot, undercover, tough guy, assassination attempt, fight scenes, happy ending, adventure, espionage, crimes, special agents, heroes, hostages, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and realistic films with plots about heroes, one man army, danger, rivalry, machine gun, chases and races and terrorism mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Derailed: Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995), Submerged (2005), Die Hard (1988), Invasion U.S.A. (1985), Second in Command (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A passenger train has been hijacked by an electronics expert and turned into an untraceable command center for a weapons satellite. He has planned to blow up Washington DC and only one man can stop him, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, nuclear threat, terrorism, one man army, hijacking, terrorist, danger, deadly, heroes, one on one, incompetent official ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, colorado, denver colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.8
 4K
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.2
 711K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heist, fbi, christmas, skyscraper, hostage, violence, save the day, race against time, marital problem, terrorist, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ 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, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, violence, armored car, rescue, one man army, vigilante, christmas, martial arts, invasion, cold war, oracle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Second in Command (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Armed insurgents attempt a coup d'etat in a troubled Eastern European country, and the president flees to the U.S. embassy for protection. When the U.S. ambassador is murdered by the ruthless and gun-happy rebels, it comes down to the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, political unrest, rescue, revolution, heroic mission, rebellion, heroes, military, politics, danger, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 30K
Sudden Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, ransom, race against time, one man army, stadium, explosive, vice president, terrorist, crimes, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.1
 1K
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, one man army, state affairs, daring rescue, danger, law enforcement, tough heroes, chases and races, save the day, undercover agent, invisibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.7
 455
The Elite (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, undercover, orphan, danger, terrorism, hijacking, race against time, exploding car, spy, terrorist, missile, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987
Place: greece, europe, austria, washington d.c., utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 3K
Detonator (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Croatia, USA
Duration: 100 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 ...
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, soviet, scientist, mercenary, hijacking, secret agents, heroic mission, chases and races, crimes, undercover, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, europe, iran, middle east, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, kidnapping, terrorist, one man army, rivalry, military, chases and races, crimes, save the day, hostages, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 70K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, one man army, race against time, hijacking, terrorism, nuclear threat, tough law enforcer, save the day, deadly, law enforcement, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, pentagon, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, pilot, bomber, terrorist, crimes, confined, daring rescue, save the day, government agency, heroes, deadly, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.0
 301
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
 3K
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: When terrorists threaten nuclear catastrophe, the world's only hope is to reactivate decommissioned Universal Soldier Luc Deveraux. Rearmed and reprogrammed, Deveraux must take on his nemesis from the original Universal Soldier and a ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, race against time, soldier, military, nuclear threat, super soldier, super strength, superhuman, dynamite, massacre, police car ...
Time: 1960s, 2000s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, mercenary, rescue, prison, tough heroes, vengeance, heroes, escapades, heroic mission, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, miami, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, nuclear threat, one man army, race against time, chase, tough heroes, secret agents, law enforcement, danger, crimes, heroic mission, government agency ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Hard Corps (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An Army veteran assembles a team of bodyguards to protect a former boxer. Complications arise when the boxer suspects his sister may be romantically involved with the bodyguard.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, tough heroes, crimes, athlete's life, vengeance, rivalry, gang, heroes, one man army, violence, one against many ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
CIA Code Name: Alexa (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A CIA operative kills a terrorist during a prison break. When a group of terrorists attempts to recover a microchip implanted in the man's body, one of them is captured and convinced by the CIA to work for them as an informer.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, femme fatale, martial arts, terrorism, espionage, kidnapping, terrorist, cia, microchip, danger, contests and competitions, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: rough, exciting, futuristic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, race against time, airplane, law enforcement, adventure, danger, tough heroes, hijacking, one man army, espionage, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, terrorism, terrorist group, virus, crimes, chases and races, hostages, escapades, confined, save the day, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: mine, pentagon, south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 467
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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: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, military, race against time, one man army, terrorism, pilot, hijacking, on the run, rivalry, secret agents, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.3
 968
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: special agents, terrorism, race against time, military, submarine, state affairs, save the day, frame up, danger, working undercover, government agency, russian ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, russia, washington d.c., moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, deadly, government agency, leadership, heroes, danger, heroic mission, hostages, law enforcement, politics, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.8
 458
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, hijacking, hostages, daring rescue, state affairs, witnessing a crime, secret agents, save the day, adventure, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 3K
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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, chase, race against time, martial arts, one man army, cia, nuclear bomb, car chase, danger, espionage, hijacking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 4K
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, terrorism, helicopter, state affairs, adventure, daring rescue, crimes, chases and races, special agents, save the day, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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