Movies like Fire Birds

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Fire Birds (1990)
 4.8
 6K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound have been thwarted by a Scorpion-attack helicopter piloted by a cartel leader, Eric Stoller (Bert Rhine). After having several aircraft shot down, most notably a pair of UH–60 Black Hawks and their AH–1 Cobra escorts, the army turns to the new AH–64 Apache attack helicopter, which can match its enemies' maneuverability and firepower.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, buddy movie, ridiculous, sexy, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, adventure, danger, heroic mission, against the odds, daring rescue, save the day, tough heroes, one man army, flying, justice, war, revolution, heroes, soldier, battles, terrorism, rebellion, anti war, love affair, rebelliousness, military life, escapades, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 80s, future

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Most similar movies to Fire Birds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, rivalry, tough heroes and gunfight mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Fire Birds: U.S. Seals II (2001), Navy Seals (1990), Air Rage (2001), Red Scorpion (1988), Submerged (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
 806
U.S. Seals II (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, military, master warrior, daring rescue, race against time, heroes, crimes, danger, soldier, heroic mission, military base ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 16K
Navy Seals (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
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, suspenseful, intense, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, race against time, heroes, battles, military, heroic mission, war, danger, save the day, adventure, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: middle east, lebanon, beirut lebanon, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.2
 657
Air Rage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Marine Colonel orders his men to massacre a village they were sent to rescue some hostages but when they found them dead they decide to get some payback. Upon returning to the States the Colonel would be court-martialed and made a plea ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: airplane, save the day, daring rescue, hostage, terrorism, government agency, danger, deadly, rivalry, hostages, adventure, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.2
 9K
Red Scorpion (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, South Africa, Namibia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, soldier, adventure, one man army, politics, state affairs, war, rebellion, military, mission of murder, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 3.1
 734
Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, race against time, heroes, gang, daring rescue, rivalry, danger, escapades, deadly, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.1
 4K
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, military, black american, heroes, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, frame up, heroic mission, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Guilty as Charged (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch of Colonel Strauss. After going undercover and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, military base, soldier, military life, terrorism, rivalry, gang, secret agents, undercover, heroic mission, working undercover, missing person ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.0
 1K
Bulletproof (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hijacking, adventure, crimes, danger, daring rescue, heroes, one man army, deadly, terrorist plot, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Missing in Action (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: American servicemen are still being held captive in Vietnam and it's up to one man to bring them home in this blistering, fast-paced action/adventure starring martial arts superstar Chuck Norris.Following a daring escape from a Vietnamese POW ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, martial arts, jungle, one man army, heroes, rescue, heroic mission, military life, adventure, soldier, confined, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, thailand, asia, saigon, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Eastern Condors (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A motley group of Asian prisoners held in the US are given one chance for freedom. They are to go deep into Vietnam and destroy a secret depot of missles that the US left behind during the pull-out. The group, led by Lt. Lam and convict Tung, hook ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battle, battles, heroic mission, military life, military, war, danger, race against time, save the day, tough heroes, jungle, soldier ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 126K
Rambo III (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, military base, one man army, heroes, freedom fighter, rambo, swat team, danger, behind enemy lines, tough heroes, captivity, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, thailand, middle east, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.5
 382
Marines (2003)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The cold war is over. East and West are fighting together against illegal secretly heavily armed terrorists, criminals and resistance fighters. During one of these missions, four soldiers are kidnapped and seems like a great international crisis to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, marine, rivalry, adventure, danger, military, military life, soldier, escapades, war, confined, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A renegade team of World War II soldiers. This time, one of the 12 is a woman and, with a Nazi spy within their midst, they're up against German wartime geniuses out to establish a Fourth Reich.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, military, adventure, good versus evil, danger, against the odds, heroic mission, heroes, world war two, death sentence, suicide mission ...
Place: former yugoslavia, liverpool, denmark, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 4K
Sky Fighters (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Les Chevaliers du ciel (English: Sky Fighters) is a 2005 French film directed by Gérard Pirès about two air force pilots preventing a terrorist attack on the Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. It is based on Tanguy et Laverdure, a comics series ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, betrayal, adventure, heroic mission, false accusation, race against time, undercover, rescue, danger, save the day, rivalry, military ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Delta Force 3: The Killing Game (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terrorist places an atom bomb somewhere in an American metropolis. The president of the U.S. has no other choice; he has to call Delta Force.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, terrorism, gunfight, martial arts, terrorist, heroic mission, save the day, state affairs, one man army, escapades, rescue, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Crash Point Zero (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a plane carrying a legendary and recently found death ray machine from Siberia to Canada is hijacked and crashes in the remote mountains of Alaska, only a fearless government agent (Treat Williams) will risk his life to save the world. A modern ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, survival, terrorism, danger, save the day, adventure, confined, daring rescue, race against time, heroes, undercover, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.0
 339
Warrior Angels (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Ireland, Lithuania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1190, the knight Elizabeth leaves her young son Peter in England, battles, and is wounded in the Third Holy Crusade. She must return to her village, where she is informed by the local priest that Peter was abducted by the wicked tyrant Grekkor ...
Style: exciting, serious, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, adventure, rescue, heroes, medieval, escapades, battles, vengeance, daring rescue, danger, master warrior, courage ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chappy discovers a drug-smuggling scheme at his own air base. It turns out that the lives of some village people in Peru are at stake, and he decides to fly there with ancient airplanes and friends to free them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, airplane, aerial combat, battles, village, explosion, u.s. air force, behind enemy lines, pilot, colonel, adventure, death ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: peru, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a lake high in the mountains of New Zealand hunter Gibbie Gibson discovers a plane wreck from WW2. When he tells it around, a gang of crooks follows and threatens him and his daughter, because they know there are 50 million dollars in the wreck. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, race against time, escapades, obsessive quest, airplane, survival, danger, adventurer, bounty hunter, chase, crimes, mountain ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.2
 2K
Sweepers (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dolph Lundgren is Christian Erickson, a leading demolition expert trained to disarm mine fields in a humanitarian minesweeping operation in Angola. His son is killed and he discovers that mines are being planted during the war to kill people in the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, bar, one man army, chase, battle, battles, son, vengeance, tough heroes, secret agents, save the day, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
 14K
American Ninja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Armstrong, an orphaned drifter will little respect for much other than martial arts, finds himself on an American Army base in The Philippines after a judge gives him a choice of enlistment or prison. On one of his first missions driving a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, soldier, master warrior, heroes, military, chase, one man army, danger, confined, daring rescue, mortal combat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, race against time, undercover, adventure, terrorism, heroic mission, danger, chases and races, escapades, confined, heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: John Rambo is released from prison by the government for a top-secret covert mission to the last place on Earth he'd want to return - the jungles of Vietnam.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, chase, heroes, one man army, pow, soldier, vietnam veteran, rambo, swat team, danger, master warrior, lone wolves ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, arizona, russia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 3.3
 496
Active Stealth (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Crime, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After Captain Murphy lost some of his men on his last mission to Mexico to bring back a US Senator, he has been plagued with unhappiness and bad dreams. When Murphy is given orders to go back to Mexico to help Mexican people slaving for Salvatore, a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aircraft carrier, drug lord, navy, pilot, chases and races, daring rescue, military, deadly, undercover, danger, escapades, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 1K
The Rescue (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team of Navy Seals are sent to destroy a disabled submarine so it will not fall into the "wrong" hands. They complete their mission, but are captured before they can return to their base. The U.S. Government will not mount a rescue ...
Style: bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, survival, adventure, danger, hostage, against the odds, heroic mission, teenage life, captivity, prison life, prison, save the day ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.3
 566
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, state affairs, political conspiracy, deadly, race against time, secret agents, save the day, danger, law enforcement, adventure, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Tuareg: The Desert Warrior (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a desolate section of the Sahara once ruled by the French, two thirsty men stumble into the camp of a Tuareg warrior where they're given water and shelter. Soldiers from the new Arab government now arrive by Jeep and demand the two men be ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, desert, battles, vengeance, danger, state affairs, politics, adventure, war, survival, military, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.3
 405
Ballistica (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man has been trained in a deadly form of hand-to-hand combat using ballistics and firearms. He is one of the few Americans who has perfected it, which makes him the CIA's best weapon against International Terrorism.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, terrorism, undercover, danger, adventure, deadly, rivalry, escapades, battles, one against many, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 380
Steel Sharks (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Submarine crews wage a silent war beneath the waves in this undersea thriller.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, escapades, hostages, rescue, danger, chases and races, rivalry, adventure, confined, graphic violence, terrorism, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hercules Reborn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a young man's bride is kidnapped by an evil king, he turns to Hercules for help. The fallen hero has been living in exile, banished for killing his family, but the young man's courage inspires Hercules. Together, they fight to rescue ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hercules, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, good versus evil, graphic violence, tough heroes, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%