Movies like Derailed

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Derailed (2002)
 3.9
 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, rough, awful, absurd, entertaining, sexy, twist ending, clever, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, train explosion, one man army, race against time, rescue, terrorism, undercover, government agency, adventure, hostages, runaway train, secret agents, espionage, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong

Most similar movies to Derailed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and realistic films with plots about danger, fistfight, heroes, pistol, gunfight, martial arts and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Derailed: Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995), Submerged (2005), Sudden Death (1995), Invasion U.S.A. (1985), The Marine 3: Homefront (2013). 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, one man army, terrorist, terrorism, hijacking, nuclear threat, save the day, navy seal, tough heroes, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, denver colorado, colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, martial arts, espionage, rescue, undercover, soldier, adventure, government agency, prison, master villain, terror, underwater ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 29K
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, one man army, terrorism, vice president, explosive, terrorist, stadium, race against time, ransom, secret agents, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, violence, vigilante, one man army, rescue, cold war, christmas, invasion, martial arts, vigilantism, armored car, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorist, terrorism, kidnapping, one man army, daring rescue, tough heroes, danger, heroes, military, hostages, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.7
 450
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, terrorist, missile, exploding car, spy, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, danger, undercover, orphan, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987
Place: europe, greece, utah, washington d.c., battleship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 39K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, union, human prey, drifter, mercenary, money, survival, track down, sailor, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, mercenary, soviet, scientist, terrorism, hijacking, fugitives, hostages, one man army, adventure, secret agents, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, russia, iran, middle east, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, cia, espionage, kidnapping, government agency, hostages, adventure, master criminal, one man army, secret agents, race against time, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, serious, tense, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, dynamite, superhuman, super strength, super soldier, massacre, police car, hostage, terrorism, military, race against time ...
Time: 1960s, 2000s, 80s
Place: virginia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.0
 297
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, one man army, chase, hostages, special agents, countryside, adventure, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: pilot, bomber, terrorist, betrayal, government agency, one man army, secret agents, adventure, daring rescue, espionage, race against time, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, microchip, cia, terrorist, espionage, terrorism, kidnapping, undercover, femme fatale, strong sexual content, government agency, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Direct Contact (2009)
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, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, tough heroes, adventure, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, daring rescue, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, politics, secret agents, race against time, adventure, rescue, heroic mission, revolution, danger, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: white house, terrorism, president, secret service, hostages, daring rescue, head of state, one man army, secret agents, terrorist attack, save the day, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pentagon, north korea, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 68K
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, mercenary, one man army, ship, cook, terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, tough law enforcer, nuclear missile, save the day, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, pentagon, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, one man army, daring rescue, save the day, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, government agency, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 28K
Double Team (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: He's a one-man arsenal... with enough voltage to rock the free world. They Don't Play by the Rules. You're either on their side...or in their way. America's top counter-terrorist usually works alone...this time he's got ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, arms dealer, revenge, terrorist, criminal's revenge, chase, kidnapping, good versus evil, undercover, one man army, daring rescue, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, belgium, europe, switzerland, antwerp ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bodyguard, vengeance, tough heroes, rapper, crimes, heroes, rivalry, athlete's life, gang, gangsters, soldier ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.3
 950
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, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, chase, submarine, race against time, terrorism, military, government agency, leadership, save the day, frame up, hijacking, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, russia, usa, washington d.c., moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: airplane, race against time, terrorism, law enforcement, one man army, adventure, secret agents, special agents, daring rescue, espionage, save the day, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, master criminal, master villain, adventure, secret agents, special agents, witnessing a crime, espionage, on the run, race against time, save the day, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 13K
Knock Off (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Aruba, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marcus Ray (Jean-Claude Van Damme), a sales representative for "V SIX" jeans, and his partner, Tommy Hendricks (Rob Schneider), are about to be busted for selling "knock off" jeans. Their American contact, Karan Leigh, who by the ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, undercover, race against time, frame up, fundraiser, fashion, chases and races, chase, dishonesty, law enforcement, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Numbers Station (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the moral values of a longtime wetwork black ops agent is tested during his last operation, he receives an unfavorable psych evaluation. Now he is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, secret agents, woman in danger, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, government agency, uncover truth, espionage, confined, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 41K
Passenger 57 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn't about to stand this sort of thing.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, fbi, airplane, terrorism, airport, one man army, danger, passenger, hostages, ex-cop, save the day, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, florida, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, virus, terrorist group, soldier, terrorism, hostages, one man army, adventure, secret agents, daring rescue, race against time, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, south africa, mine, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.0
 465
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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, airplane, pilot, race against time, terrorism, military, secret agents, adventure, daring rescue, save the day, officers and cadets, basic training ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, martial arts, one man army, nuclear bomb, cia, race against time, undercover, chase, hostages, secret agents, special agents, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 384
Riot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, kidnapping, terrorism, ira, gangsters, adventure, urban ghetto, hostages, secret agents, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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