Movies like The Detonator

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The Detonator (2006)
 4.7
 4K
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, terrorism, adventure, special agents, undercover, on the run, woman in danger, gang, save the day, survival, gangsters, espionage, escapades, rivalry, witnessing a crime, race against time, chase, spy, martial arts, police officer, empire, heroes, car chase, crimes, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, heroes, rivalry, crimes, deadly, chases and races and gunfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Detonator: Shadow Man (2006), The Marksman (2005), The Foreigner (2003), The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008), Unstoppable (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: martial arts, heroes, espionage, save the day, adventure, undercover, government agency, rivalry, master criminal, terrorism, secret agents, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
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95%
 4.1
 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, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, black american, military, soldier, sniper, heroes, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, frame up, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 95 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, spy, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, race against time, on the run, rivalry, espionage, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, poland, germany, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Art of War II: Betrayal (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading Senators with himself set-up to take the rap for a recent killing
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, martial arts, assassination, heroes, on the run, murder, conspiracy, politics, espionage, secret agents, protagonist as suspect, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: british columbia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 4.9
 5K
Unstoppable (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The deranged military and former CIA agent Dean Cage is in a rehab program, trying to forget the traumatic loss of his best friend Scott in Bosnia. When he dates with his girl-friend and Scott's sister, Detective Amy Knight, in a dinning ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, unstoppable, antidote, on the run, crimes, investigation, law enforcement, working undercover, dishonesty, secret agents, undercover, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, state affairs, political corruption, political conspiracy, government agency, race against time, dishonesty, military, political intrigue, one against many, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, terrorist, martial arts, terrorism, soldier, espionage, tough heroes, crimes, gang, rivalry, escapades, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.7
 777
Connors' War (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They'll never see him coming... It's Personal. It's War. A blinded ex special agent is given his sight back by a special serum in order for him to stop a nuke that's hidden somewhere in the city. Things are just starting to ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, secret agents, manhunt, terrorism, vengeance, government agency, law enforcement, state affairs, race against time, undercover, federal agent, black hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, terrorism, heroes, graphic violence, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, special agents, save the day, master criminal, tough heroes, bio weapon ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, martial arts, espionage, rescue, undercover, heroes, soldier, daring rescue, good versus evil, working undercover, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 2.7
 4K
Attack Force (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marshall Lawson is the commander of an elite military unit. Marshall Lawson loses his strike-team in a cold-blooded and seemingly random attack, and he takes it upon himself to investigate the attack, with the help of his girlfriend Tia and his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, serial killer, heroes, criminal's revenge, police investigation, uncover truth, undercover, secret agents, investigation, adventure, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 597
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, rough, suspenseful
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: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.4
 159
Overkill (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: American Police officer Jack Hazard heads for South America after being ordered to take time off by his boss after a raid goes bad. Once there, however, he finds himself caught up with a stranger wanted by the government, and soon ends up in prison. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: heroes, on the run, jungle, martial arts, graphic violence, psychopath, stalking, survival, dishonesty, escapades, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Art of War III: Retribution (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When international diplomacy comes up short, extreme measures must be taken. In the newest installment of The Art of War, Agent Neil Shaw (Treach) is on a covert mission to stop North Korean terrorists from obtaining a nuclear bomb. But when the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, un, martial arts, heroes, secret agents, crimes, mysterious character, save the day, partners, master warrior, race against time, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 1K
Sharpshooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An assassin working for the CIA decides to take one final job before quitting only to find out that he is the target of his CIA boss.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, betrayal, sniper, conspiracy, adventure, save the day, on the run, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement, manhunt, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.3
 626
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 ⇓
56%
 4.5
 583
The Rage (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Travis is trying to catch a deranged serial killer and is doing his best despite having a new and unexperienced partner in the form of Kelly McCord. It turns out that the serial killer is an entire army of disgruntled CIA ...
Style: suspense, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, buddy cop, zombie, vietnam war, heroes, kickboxer, silly humor, strong violent content, superior officer, psychopath, tough heroes, profiler ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
52%
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 3.2
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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: train, terrorism, on the run, save the day, hostage, race against time, undercover, gunfight, hijacking, railway, chase, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.8
 2K
The Defender (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 91 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, spy, judiciary, empire, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: romania, europe, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
CIA II: Target Alexa (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie Info When a top secret nuclear guidance system is stolen by an ex-CIA operative looking to sell the deadly device to the top bidder, it's up to a determined CIA agent and the international terrorist who he has vowed to capture to team up ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, woman with a gun, cia, terrorist, working undercover, psychopath, law enforcement, good versus evil, special agents, secret agents, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, heroes, conspiracy, terrorist, dishonesty, state affairs, false accusation, political conspiracy, crimes, confined, fighting the system, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 2.8
 1K
Hangmen (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rob Greene has information about an undercover terror team inside the CIA led by Joe Connelly. To stay alive with the knowledge, he is advised to stay undercover by his supervisor Andrews. Connelly's men try to kill Greene, but he can escape ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, empire, terrorism, vengeance, boss and employee, working undercover, tough heroes, psychopath, heroes, save the day, secret agents, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Contractor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former CIA Operative, James Dial is coaxed back into action to kill a terrorist in London, but it all goes wrong and he is forced into hiding, where he meets and befriends a 12 year old girl.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, frame up, betrayal, assassination, manhunt, heroes, murder, crimes, friendship, on the run, law enforcer killer, spy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 410
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, save the day, undercover, master criminal, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement, crimes, race against time, vengeance, fbi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 4K
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: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, spiritual
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, secret agents, martial arts, spy, race against time, undercover, nuclear bomb, special agents, track down, rescue, espionage, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, amsterdam, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.7
 401
Lethal (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sexy and lethal female mercenary takes on an international syndicate of weapons smugglers run by the Russian Mafia.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, rescue, save the day, adventure, secret agents, undercover, government agency, espionage, confined, law enforcement, dishonesty, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.7
 475
Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, kidnapping, chase, nuclear missile, cia agent, nuclear, tough heroes, injustice, battles, hijacking, working undercover, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
On Dangerous Ground (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, world war two, terrorism, inventions and discoveries, crimes, law enforcement, assassination attempt, heroes, state affairs, tough heroes, political conspiracy, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, england, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.7
 630
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: realistic, rough, serious
Plot: terrorism, crimes, rivalry, sniper, soldier, law enforcement, state affairs, hostage, graphic violence, undercover, kidnapping, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%