Movies like First Target

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First Target (2000)
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First Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Secret Service attempts to prevent an elaborately plotted assassination attempt on the President.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: danger, undercover, government agency, state affairs, crimes, secret agents, political intrigue, political conspiracy, assassination attempt, head of state, save the day, assassination, violence, murder, fight, bodyguard, shotgun, special agents, heroes, chases and races, wiretap, terrorist, usa president, blonde, president ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to First Target

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about heroes, danger, deadly, undercover, chases and races, crimes and rivalry mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like First Target: First Shot (2002), First Daughter (1999), The Peacekeeper (1997), Diplomatic Siege (1999), April Rain (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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First Shot (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No one knows why the army base was blown up until the President gets shot there during the memorial service for those killed, but he wasn't the only target.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: gunfight, special agents, save the day, undercover, terrorism, danger, race against time, rivalry, law enforcement, renegade, confined, assassination attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.5
 924
First Daughter (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female Secret Service agent goes against protocol to save the U.S. president from an assassination attempt. She is reassigned to protect the president's daughter, which she considers a demotion. When the first daughter is kidnapped during a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, terrorism, fight, militia, crimes, daring rescue, danger, chases and races, adventure, save the day, assassination attempt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, chase, one man army, secret agents, danger, law enforcement, hostages, daring rescue, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, danger, save the day, crimes, rescue, race against time, hostages, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 2.9
 795
April Rain (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an eclectic group of terrorists plot to attack the United States from within, it's up to a quasi-military special investigative unit to identify, infiltrate and neutralize the threat.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, secret agents, danger, government agency, murder, crimes, track down, heroes, sex in bed
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 2K
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, state affairs, danger, daring rescue, one man army, tough heroes, save the day, chases and races, law enforcement, heroes, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Witness to a Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Queen's Messenger is called to convey vital dispatches to a highly secretive conference called to combat the activities of modern poachers who threaten the economies of many African states.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, murder, heroic mission, hotshot hero, daring rescue, political conspiracy, government agency, undercover, deadly, dishonesty, danger, bodyguard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 452
Plato's Run (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hired to rescue escaped inmates, a Florida man is framed for a Cuban gangster's assassination.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, frame up, buddies, heroes, tough law enforcer, state affairs, dishonesty, deadly, government agency, fugitives, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, secret agents, undercover, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, starting over, heroes, government agency, murder, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colombia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about some conspiracy in the White House but then immediately ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, political thriller, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, politics, political corruption, on the run, assassination, betrayal, witnessing a crime, intrigue, crimes, assassination attempt, conspiracy, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, soldier, tough heroes, working undercover, race against time, heroes, politics, crimes, secret agents, political conspiracy, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, england, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 516
Raven (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Martin Grant has been hiding for years to escape his past as a ruthless mercenary in the elite force Raven Team. He's recently been engaged and are trying to forget the nightmares of murder and betrayal. Martin was convinced, that he could ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, lone wolves, soldier, heroes, criminal heroes, danger, graphic violence, distopia, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Homeland Security (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral McKee (Tom Skerritt) is retired, when following the events of 9/11 he receives a call from the White House informing him that his commander in chief requires him to serve his country once again. Shortly after this he is sworn into office as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, danger, save the day, law enforcement, head of state, secret agents, state affairs, deadly, special agents, race against time, heroes, government agency ...
Time: september 11 2001, 90s
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
29%
 3.0
 801
The Alternate (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The President of the United States, in the midst of negative public opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. However, this is all part of a plan to boost his ratings, the 'kidnappers' being a CIA black ops team. It seems ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, undercover, save the day, heroes, rescue, crimes, daring rescue, special agents, dishonesty, law enforcement, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, revenge plot, political corruption, political conspiracy, terrorism, danger, assassination, state affairs, political intrigue, military, government agency, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Chain of Command (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Secret Service agents must retrieve the briefcase allowing the President control of America's nuclear arsenal before massive destruction ensues.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, working undercover, secret agents, save the day, state affairs, deadly, race against time, head of state, adventure, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Target of Opportunity (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, friendship, rescue, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, political intrigue, crimes, danger, heroic mission, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, chechnya, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4.3
 268
The Protector (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Soldier of fortune Ken Conway gets a job offer from his former fiancee to look into the whereabouts of a missing scientist. The scientist was working for pharmaceutical researcher Dr. Krago, so Conway goes undercover to infiltrate the doctor's ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, bodyguard, experiment gone awry, master villain, dishonesty, race against time, heroes, save the day, government agency, rivalry, plague, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
28%
The Silent Force (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An elite Federal force whose objective is to eliminate organized crime is violently assassinated by an evil Asian crime lord. The sole survivor of the group teams up with his late partner's widow to strike back at the crime lord and his son.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, tense
Plot: assassination, martial arts, undercover, special agents, special agent, deadly, government agency, adventure, rivalry, vengeance, master criminal, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 3K
Live Wire (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, senator, explosive, danger, crimes, undercover, investigation, police detective, government agency, politics, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 1K
Typhoon (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Myung-sin, who has become a pirate, lives with hatred in his heart and endures the hardships, seeks revenge on the two nations, North and South Korea, using nuclear waste that has the devastating power of plutonium. Se-jong, a South Korean naval ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, politics, heroes, vengeance, undercover, save the day, heroic mission, haunted by the past, political conspiracy, race against time, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, russia, bangkok thailand, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, heroes, assassination, on the run, murder, conspiracy, secret agents, protagonist as suspect, undercover, rivalry, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Operation Delta Force 5: Random Fire (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Delta Force team are brought in once again to deal with an evil villain in foreign lands.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: soldier, terrorism, confined, escapades, hostages, military, undercover, rivalry, danger, chases and races, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.7
 731
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, chases and races, manhunt, secret agents, terrorism, vengeance, danger, deadly, state affairs, government agency, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 460
The Silencer (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Killer gets orders from a video game named The Silencer.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, rough ...
Plot: conspiracy, undercover, danger, assassination, frame up, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, state affairs, law enforcement, one man army, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.5
 962
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, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, betrayal, conspiracy, assassin, danger, save the day, on the run, adventure, rivalry, race against time, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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 ⇓
24%
The President's Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To many, Joshua McCord (Chuck Norris) is a charismatic Asian studies professor. To the President of the United States, he's America's greatest secret weapon; a covert operative charged with only the most sensitive and dangerous missions.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, adventure, daring rescue, race against time, save the day, chases and races, head of state, escapades, danger, state affairs, undercover, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%