Movies like The Elite 2001

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The Elite (2001)
 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane, terrorism, race against time, undercover, danger, crimes, secret agents, chases and races, vengeance, special agents, heroes, good versus evil, one man army, heroic mission, deadly, government agency, daring rescue, save the day, terrorist plot, hijacking, orphan, terrorist, spy, exploding car, missile ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 1987
Place: europe, greece, battleship, austria, athens greece, utah, washington d.c.

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, heroes, gunfight, fistfight, martial arts, pistol and fight mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Elite: Derailed (2002), Special Forces (2003), He Who Dares (2014), Black Thunder (1998), Riot (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, one man army, race against time, terrorism, rescue, train explosion, heroic mission, tough heroes, save the day, runaway train, chases and races, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.9
 555
Special Forces (2003)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, rescue, martial arts, terrorism, kidnapping, good versus evil, battles, military life, heroes, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.0
 893
He Who Dares (2014)
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, soldier, military, save the day, crime, heroic mission, law enforcement, tough heroes, deadly, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.0
 467
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, race against time, airplane, military, pilot, adventure, save the day, escapades, confined, daring rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 394
Riot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, ira, kidnapping, martial arts, crimes, save the day, daring rescue, state affairs, special agents, adventure, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.4
 721
No Contest (1995)
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, race against time, danger, kidnapping, one woman army, gunfight, terrorist, swimming pool, explosion, hostage, machine gun ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.6
 6K
Ticker (2001)
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, terrorism, master criminal, daring rescue, save the day, police investigation, reluctant partners, hostages, confined, one man army, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, white house, president, hostages, daring rescue, one man army, secret service, tough heroes, secret agents, save the day, danger, terrorist attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., north korea, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 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, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
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, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, kidnapping, terrorist, one man army, tough heroes, military, rivalry, chases and races, save the day, confined, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.9
 42K
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, fbi, terrorism, airplane, one man army, danger, passenger, airport, stowaway, rivalry, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, florida, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, undercover, soldier, rescue, espionage, martial arts, rivalry, chases and races, state affairs, working undercover, master villain, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.7
 3K
A Good Man (2014)
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, rivalry, crimes, save the day, gang, gangsters, heroes, deadly, gory, danger, cell phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Operation Rogue (2014)
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: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, military, soldier, jungle, danger, crimes, confined, heroes, terrorist bombing, sniper rifle, explosive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia, southeast asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.6
 14K
Half Past Dead (2002)
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, prison, one man army, secret agents, gang, gangsters, tough heroes, danger, crimes, save the day, confined, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.0
 301
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, one man army, chase, confined, chases and races, adventure, hostages, isolation, hijacking, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chase, undercover, martial arts, race against time, one man army, nuclear bomb, cia, car chase, law enforcement, espionage, hijacking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic ...
Plot: terrorism, race against time, airplane, law enforcement, heroic mission, daring rescue, chases and races, secret agents, confined, crimes, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 13K
6 Bullets (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, kidnapping, tough heroes, crime, daring rescue, crimes, missing child, tough guy, father son relationship, organized crime, martial arts, government agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The November Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, secret agents, undercover, danger, save the day, agent, heroes, spy, dishonesty, law enforcement, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, chechnya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, escapades, heroes, heroic mission, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, miami, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, one man army, race against time, hijacking, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ 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, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, one man army, race against time, stadium, ransom, explosive, vice president, terrorist, crimes, confined, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 4K
The Package (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crime lord, crimes, danger, tough heroes, chases and races, organized crime, deception, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, hostage, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.9
 4K
Blackjack (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, hitman, assassination attempt, chase, danger, undercover, gangsters, wooing, government agency, weakness, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Out for a Kill (2003)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, prison, murder, martial arts, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gangsters, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Assault on Devil's Island (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When one of Mike McBride's men goes rogue and takes a group of gymnasts hostage to Devil's Island in exchange for the return of drug lord Carlos Gallindo, the SEALS face their most perilous assignment yet.
Style: rough, sexy, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, danger, kidnapping, race against time, betrayal, hostage, woman in danger, criminal's revenge, heroes, confined, hostages, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: caribbean, seattle, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, submarine, military, save the day, state affairs, danger, government agency, working undercover, frame up, russian ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, russia, new york, moscow russia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, soviet, scientist, mercenary, hijacking, rivalry, undercover, danger, heroes, chases and races, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, russia, iran, middle east, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, femme fatale, undercover, terrorism, espionage, martial arts, cia, microchip, terrorist, special agents, crimes, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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