Movies like The Elite

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The Elite (2001)
 3.7
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The Elite
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, race against time, daring rescue, terrorism, spy, missile, exploding car, terrorist, save the day, hijacking, vengeance, heroic mission, danger, tough heroes, undercover, orphan, chases and races, confined, crimes, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, year 1987, 2000s
Place: europe, greece, utah, austria, athens greece, battleship, washington d.c.
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The Raid 2
Action, Crime, Thriller
Indonesia, USA
150 min.
 8.0
Furious 7
Action, Crime, Thriller
Japan, USA
137 min.
 7.2
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Most similar movies to The Elite

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and realistic films with plots about danger, martial arts, machine gun, crimes, rivalry, gunfight and fistfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Elite: He Who Dares (2014), Riot (1996), Passenger 57 (1992), Derailed (2002), Ticker (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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He Who Dares
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve a group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. Crack SAS operative Chris Lowe and his team are sent in and must take the building ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, daring rescue, crime, save the day, heroic mission, woman in danger, tough heroes, confined, danger, soldier, race against time, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   97%
 
 5.1
 384
Riot
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, urban ghetto, adventure, gangsters, hostages, one man army, secret agents, daring rescue, kidnapping, save the day, missing person, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   86%
 
 5.9
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Passenger 57
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: exciting, rough, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, fbi, airport, chase, hijacking, hostage, gunfight, hostages, martial arts, one man army, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, florida, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   78%
 
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 3.9
 7K
Derailed
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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, awful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, adventure, virus, government agency, martial arts, hostages, betrayal, clones, one man army, violence, death, car chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   79%
 
 3.6
 6K
Ticker
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   94%
 
 3.0
 297
Death Train
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   71%
 
Operation Rogue
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Deep in the jungles of Southeast Asia, a terrorist organization has stolen materials to create a dangerous chemical bomb. It is up to Captain Max Randall and his team of Marines to stop them. But when Randall's team kill the terrorist ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   76%
 
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 3.8
 4K
Submerged
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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, martial arts, adventure, prison, government agency, master villain, underwater, one man army, ocean or sea, secret agents, espionage, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   76%
 
 4.6
 13K
Half Past Dead
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, alcatraz, gangsters, undercover, island, one man army, fight scenes, violence, crime, secret agents, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   67%
 
 4.7
 3K
A Good Man
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gory, one man army, crimes, rivalry, gang, save the day, danger, deadly, heroes, suitcase full of money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   78%
 
 4.4
 709
No Contest
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, hostages, adventure, one man army, special agents, contests and competitions, race against time, daring rescue, terrorist, daughter, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   63%
 
 5.7
 29K
Sudden Death
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorism, one man army, martial arts, lone hero, fight scenes, secret agents, explosions, assassin, secret service, violence, stadium ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   59%
 
 4.0
 465
Black Thunder
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, adventure, secret agents, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, save the day, pilot, officers and cadets, basic training, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
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 3K
Detonator
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, iran, middle east, russia, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   63%
 
The Marine 3: Homefront
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: one man army, soldier, daring rescue, tough heroes, danger, heroes, terrorist, terrorism, military, kidnapping, hostages, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   53%
 
Flight of Fury
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: government agency, one man army, secret agents, adventure, daring rescue, espionage, race against time, terrorist, pilot, bomber, rescue, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   64%
 
One in the Chamber
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, drugs/alcohol, danger, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, violence spree, chases and races, crimes, bullet, brawl, hand to hand combat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, prague, eastern europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
From Paris with Love
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, cia, spy, assassin, car chase, violence, hitman, undercover, hotshot hero, surveillance, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
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Out for a Kill
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, vengeance, crime, frame up, prison, murder, crimes, deadly, good versus evil, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
 6.8
 249K
Con Air
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the government puts all its rotten criminal eggs in one airborne basket, it's asking for trouble. Before you can say, "Pass the barf bag," the crooks control the plane, led by creepy Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom. Watching ...
Style: exciting, suspense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: violence, prison, airplane, brutality, hijacking, gunfight, revenge, helicopter, fugitives, murder, convict, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
 5.2
 2K
The Cutter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, hostages, one man army, master criminal, private detective, chase, investigation, shoulder holster, rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   55%
 
 3.7
 713
Crash Landing
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a hostage situation arises on-board a private plane with the daughter of a billionaire on-board. Major John Masters (Sabato Jr.) teams up with Captain Williams (Michael Paré) to stop the terrorist and land the plane.
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostages, island, kidnapping, one man army, adventure, race against time, save the day, airplane, hostage, martial arts, hijacker ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
 4.3
 285
Mask of Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, urban, criminal's revenge, gangsters, hidden identity, crime, master criminal, special agents, assassination attempt, blood, machine gun ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
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Olympus Has Fallen
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, terrorism, president, white house, hostage, chase, torture, secret agents, lone hero, kidnapping, betrayal, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north korea, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   57%
 
 5.7
 6K
The Shepherd
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, hostages, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, kidnapping, border patrol, tough law enforcer, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, new mexico, new orleans, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
 4.9
 555
Special Forces
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostages, one man army, soldier, war, special agents, daring rescue, rescue, terrorism, race against time, kidnapping, hijacking ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   100%
 
Urban Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, martial arts, small town, gangsters, urban, chase, investigation, track down, murder, vengeance, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   48%
 
 7.2
 324K
Furious 7
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chase, revenge, vengeance, surveillance, death, cars, amnesia, heist, fight scenes, explosions, racing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, tokyo, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   41%
 

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Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, jungle, revenge, violence, death, gory, good versus evil, fight scenes, police investigation, car chase, explosions ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   47%
 
Fast & Furious 6
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, chase, heist, amnesia, cars, racing, fight scenes, torture, dialogue, crime, kidnapping, motorcycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, spain, europe, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   57%
 
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