Movies like Executive Decision

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Executive Decision (1996)
 6.4
 45K
Executive Decision
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 assigned to intercept the plane and hijackers.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, twists and turns, rough, serious, tense, realistic, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, hostage, surveillance, hijacking, conspiracy, rescue, survival, revenge, hostages, corruption, arms dealer, islam, one man army, weapons, death, chase, military, save the day, catastrophe, explosions, mentor, lone hero, natural disaster, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c.
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The Rock
Action, Adventure, Thriller
USA
136 min.
 7.4
Die Hard with a Vengeance
Action, Adventure, Thriller
USA
128 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, entertaining, exciting and serious films with plots about catastrophe, vengeance, dialogue, chase, mentor, weapons and fight scenes mostly in Thriller, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Executive Decision: Under Siege (1992), Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995), Cliffhanger (1993), Drop Zone (1994), The Rock (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.5
 68K
Under Siege
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, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: battleship, san francisco, new jersey, pentagon, hawaii
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System:   95%
    User:   90%
 
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, chase, one man army, revenge, satellite, martial arts, brutality, violence, death, fight scenes, save the day, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, denver colorado, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   80%
 
 6.4
 107K
Cliffhanger
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A year after losing his friend in a tragic 4,000-foot fall, former ranger Gabe Walker and his partner, Hal, are called to return to the same peak to rescue a group of stranded climbers, only to learn the climbers are actually thieving hijackers who ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
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 17K
Drop Zone
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Ty Moncrief (Busey) specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Pete ...
Style: exciting, suspense, serious, rough, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
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The Rock
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 ...
Style: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, alcatraz, terrorism, island, adventure, chase, car chase, gunfight, revenge, betrayal, hostages, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
On Deadly Ground
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Forrest Taft is an environmental agent who works for the Aegis Oil Company in Alaska. Aegis Oil's corrupt CEO, Michael Jennings, is the kind of person who doesn't care whether or not oil spills into the ocean or onto the land, just as long ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, adventure, oil, environment, violence, chase, one man army, martial arts, environmental, corruption, brutality, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   70%
 
 6.0
 84K
Broken Arrow
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, hong kong, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   70%
 
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 14K
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Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: During a rescue mission, a team of Navy Seals discover that a terrorist group have access to deadly US built Stinger missiles, and must set out to locate and destroy them before they can be used.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   62%
 
 6.7
 128K
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force that always got the toughest jobs done, is forced back into action when his young daughter is kidnapped. To find her, Matrix has to fight his way through an array of punks, killers, ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting ...
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System:   76%
    User:   100%
 
The World Is Not Enough
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Greed, revenge, world dominance and high-tech terrorism – it's all in a day's work for Bond, who's on a mission to a protect beautiful oil heiress from a notorious terrorist. In a race against time that culminates in a dramatic ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   63%
 
Die Hard with a Vengeance
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, violence, gunfight, chase, revenge, crime, terrorism, gold, vengeance, police investigation, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   83%
 
 6.1
 186K
Die Another Day
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Bond takes on a North Korean leader who undergoes DNA replacement procedures that allow him to assume different identities. American agent, Jinx Johnson assists Bond in his attempt to thwart the villain's plans to exploit a satellite that is ...
Style: exciting, clever, sexy, serious, twists and turns ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   80%
 
 5.9
 50K
The Peacemaker
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a train carrying atomic warheads mysteriously crashes in the former Soviet Union, a nuclear specialist discovers the accident is really part of a plot to cover up the theft of the weapons. Assigned to help her recover the missing bombs is a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, nuclear, nuclear bomb, car chase, special agents, helicopter, military, weapons, chase, race against time, conspiracy, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, new york, usa, chechnya, sarajevo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   80%
 
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 7.2
 217K
GoldenEye
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond must unmask the mysterious head of the Janus Syndicate and prevent the leader from utilizing the GoldenEye weapons system to inflict devastating revenge on Britain.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1986, year 1995
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, cuba, britain, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   64%
 
 7.2
 292K
Speed
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, bomb, hostages, terrorism, unlikely partners, rescue, bus, save the day, twists & turns, danger, surveillance, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   81%
 
The Delta Force
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Story: A 707 aircraft jetliner on its way from Athens to Rome and then to New York City is hijacked by Lebanese terrorists. The terrorists demand that the pilot take them to Beirut. What the terrorists don't realize is that an elite team of commandoes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   63%
 
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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
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, florida, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   67%
 
Mission: Impossible
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, undercover, mission, secret service, cia, heist, betrayal, master villain, conspiracy, secret agents, murder, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, virginia, berlin germany, kiev ukraine, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   79%
 
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Live Free or Die Hard
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, semi serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, car chase, violence, surveillance, chase, father daughter relationship, gunfight, murder, hacking, master criminal, hacker, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   58%
 
Tomorrow Never Dies
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A deranged media mogul is staging international incidents to pit the world's superpowers against each other. Now 007 must take on this evil mastermind in an adrenaline-charged battle to end his reign of terror and prevent global pandemonium.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   67%
 
 6.5
 166K
Swordfish
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, terrorism, chase, violence, surveillance, spy, bank robbery, car chase, hostage, murder, race against time, hacking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california, oregon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   69%
 
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:   66%
    User:   100%
 
 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:   62%
 
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Behind Enemy Lines
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, war, survival, chase, adventure, soldier, atrocity, sniper, courage, daring rescue, weapons, genocide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, iraq, serbia, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   62%
 
Mission: Impossible III
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.
Style: exciting, suspense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, betrayal, spy, adventure, murder, revenge, cia, gunfight, arms dealer, car chase, master villain, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: shanghai, washington d.c., rome italy, virginia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   64%
 
 6.9
 91K
Patriot Games
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, assassin, cia, spy, revenge, espionage, chase, irish, conspiracy, violence, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: ireland, usa, london, washington d.c., north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   72%
 
Mission: Impossible II
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: With computer genius Luther Stickell at his side and a beautiful thief on his mind, agent Ethan Hunt races across Australia and Spain to stop a former IMF agent from unleashing a genetically engineered biological weapon called Chimera. This mission, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspense, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, violence, chase, secret service, spy, motorcycle, car chase, undercover, mountain climbing, gunfight, revenge, virus ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: spain, sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   70%
 
Never Say Never Again
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, West Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: James Bond returns as the secret agent 007 one more time to battle the evil organization SPECTRE. Bond must defeat Largo, who has stolen two atomic warheads for nuclear blackmail. But Bond has an ally in Largo's girlfriend, the willowy Domino, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, adventure, island, video game, 007, assassin, terrorism, murder, master villain, car chase, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, french riviera, france, bahamas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   52%
 

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Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Ethan and team take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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System:   62%
    User:   63%
 
 4.1
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The Patriot
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deadly virus threatens to wipe out an entire Rocky Mountain town, leaving the town doctor to find some way to escape the soldiers who enforce the town's quarantine and devise an antidote. Matters take a more deadly turn after the physician is ...
Style: serious, melancholic, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, virus, race against time, laboratory, rescue, save the day, hospital, chaos and mayhem, plague, danger, deadly, indians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   68%
 
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