Movies like The Flyboys

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The Flyboys (2008)
 6.9
 3K
The Flyboys (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: airplane, adventure, save the day, teenage life, young heroes, danger, social differences, race against time, stowaway, friendship, one man army, air disaster, bomb, gangsters, heroes, small town life, chases and races, small town, escapades, rivalry, nosy, adolescence, school, pilot, gun ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona

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Most similar movies to The Flyboys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and realistic films with plots about danger, escapades, adventure, heroes, chases and races, rivalry and race against time mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Flyboys: Crash Point Zero (2001), Turbulent Skies (2010), Lethal (2005), Hour of Valor (2000), The Dinosaur Hunter (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
50%
Turbulent Skies (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a new airplane that's equipped with a new computer that can fly the plane on its own, is about to have its first flight. But the son of the owner decides to upload more software, he doesn't bother to check if there are any viruses ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: airplane, computer virus, airplane accident, save the day, danger, hijacking, chaos, escapades, space travel, race against time, rivalry, pilot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 2.7
 373
Lethal (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sexy and lethal female mercenary takes on an international syndicate of weapons smugglers run by the Russian Mafia.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, save the day, adventure, rescue, confined, one man army, law enforcement, espionage, secret agents, government agency, danger, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 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 ⇓
79%
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The Dinosaur Hunter (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 13-year-old girl and her older brother live on a farm where paleontologists search for fossils.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, paleontologist, adventurer, dinosaur, escapades, inventions and discoveries, treasure hunt, race against time, hunter, rivalry, prehistoric creature, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.6
 643
Spooksville (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Spooksville is an action/adventure live action TV series that aired on The Hub beginning October 26, 2013. The show was produced by Jane Startz, who also produced Tuck Everlasting and Ella Enchanted and was written for TV by James Krieg. The show ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, supernatural, youth, friendship, danger, save the day, rivalry, small town, escapades, parallel world, alien encounter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.9
 171
Combustion (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: USA
Story: Millwood City engineer Scott Daniels, moved from Houston, investigates a series of mysterious fires. Scott's and Lourie Harper's only son Jesse, who hated the move or dad's youth home, fakes a fever and invites his new girlfriend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, danger, rescue, forces of nature, heroic mission, government agency, dishonesty, undercover, save the day, adventure, small town, mayor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The 7 Adventures of Sinbad (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sinbad, the original Prince of Persia, must complete seven tasks in order to save the world from catastrophe.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, semi serious, mystical
Plot: save the world, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, chaos, race against time, escapades, danger, chases and races, rivalry, imaginary, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 3.5
 268
Inferno (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fire chief (Gunn) is investigating the cause of a string of blazes that threaten to destroy her small town, while at the same time dealing with her teen daughter's rebelliousness.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: heroes, police investigation, save the day, rescue, rebelliousness, parents and children, evacuation, family relations, race against time, escapades, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Crash Landing: The Rescue of Flight 232 (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Authentic drama of United Airlines flight 232 from Denver to Chicago. The DC-10 crashed during an emergency landing at Sioux City Gateway Airport on July 19, 1989. 184 people survived, partly thanks to the ground rescue workers who had 40 minutes to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, adventure, daring rescue, race against time, escapades, save the day, heroes, heroic mission, catastrophe, airplane, landing ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Wrecking Crew (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Count Contini attempts to destroy the world's economy by masterminding the theft of $1 billion in U.S. gold, ICE chief MacDonald summons secret agent Matt Helm to stop him.
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, crimes, race against time, master villain, adventure, danger, master criminal, chases and races, dishonesty, one man army, save the day ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: copenhagen, denmark, scandinavia, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Ground Control (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An air-traffic controller quits after a plane crash but, years later, goes to help an airport that is in the path of a terrible storm.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: twins, computer system, airport, storm, airplane, new year's eve, power relations, control room, starting over, boss and employee, haunted by the past, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, adventure, heroic mission, danger, tough heroes, daring rescue, save the day, against the odds, one man army, flying, justice, revolution ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.1
 717
Blast Vegas (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thieving Spring Breakers steal an ancient relic that unleashes a disastrous curse upon Las Vegas. Stars: Frankie Muniz, Maggie Castle, and Barry Bostwick
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, ancient mystery, adventure, race against time, danger, friendship, sandstorm, save the day, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, catastrophe, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Airline Disaster (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the President learns that domestic terrorists have skyjacked the passenger jet her brother is flying, she must choose between family and the safety of the people in the cities below
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, airplane, moral dilemma, terrorism, adventure, save the day, head of state, danger, deadly, rivalry, undercover, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Nature Unleashed: Avalanche (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It begins on a glacier nestled on a frozen peak high in the wild Ural Mountains of Russia, kissed by clouds, the top of the world. A lonely, forbidding place, it's home to THOM CUSSLER and brother, JOCK, a pair of transplanted westerners ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: catastrophe, survival, race against time, danger, save the day, rescue, avalanche, adventure, mountain, mute or deaf, adventurer, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.2
 373
Running Scared (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's 1961. Two servicemen smuggle a box of military gear to USA. Leroy tries out a military camera and accidentally takes a picture of some military facilities. Army finds one of the pictures and thinks they're communist spies.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: military, spy, cold war, escape, swamp, manhunt, boat chase, chase, espionage, adventure, soldier, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, cuba, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.9
 506
Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, hurricane, island, rivalry, escapades, survival, contests and competitions, adventure, danger, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 3.9
 116
Double Blast (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two kids with martial arts training and their black belt father rescue a professor from gangsters who want a stone tablet that she has discovered may lead to untold riches.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, gangsters, art, teenage life, one man army, criminal heroes, family, daring rescue, friendship, friends, battles ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Iris: The Movie (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Hyunjun and Sawoo, close friends and rivals from the South Korean special forces, are recruited by the secret agency NSS. They both fall for Seunghee, the beautiful but lethal profiling specialist at NSS. When they are faced against each other in a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: espionage, rivalry, terrorism, assassination, special agents, political conspiracy, danger, adventure, romance, undercover, political corruption, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.7
 2K
Polar Storm (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a piece of the massive comet "Copernicus" collides with the Earth, it knocks the planet off of its axis and unleashes a disaster never before witnessed. Dr. James Mayfield (Jack Coleman) and his highly trained research team are the ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: collision, danger, race against time, forces of nature, one last chance, family relations, disaster film, astronomer, survival, save the day, space and aliens, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Apocalypse Code (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Terrorist Jaffad Ben Zayidi steals four nuclear bombs from a sunken American submarine and hides them in four major cities throughout the world. The charges can be activated by an 11-digit code. Zayidi dies and his accomplice, nicknamed "The ...
Style: captivating, exciting, futuristic, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, good versus evil, escapades, adventure, rivalry, danger, chases and races, spy, heroine, russian, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, malaysia, norway, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.8
 666
Super Eruption (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Yellowstone National Park scientist and a thrill-seeking ranger join forces to plug-up a volatile super volcano that threatens to wipe out the entire United States.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, rough ...
Plot: time travel, adventure, rescue, rivalry, escapades, danger, catastrophe, forces of nature, disaster film, volcano, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Flipper's New Adventure (1964)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While widowed Porter Ricks is away at school learning to be a park ranger, his teen-aged son, Sandy, under adult supervision from a neighbor, remains at the family home in the Florida Keys with his pet dolphin, Flipper. While Po (as Porter is called ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: beach, island, dolphins, social differences, friendship, daring rescue, danger, gangsters, captivity, family in danger, isolation, kidnapping ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: bahamas, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 ⇓
70%
Crazy Girls Undercover (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is about a group of Las Vegas sexy showgirls who are undercover agents working with a former C.I.A. agent (Robertson) to stop a terrorist attack.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, vengeance, danger, race against time, rivalry, deadly, save the day, murder, escapades, hunt down, bomb, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.8
 67K
Into the Storm (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Silverton is in one day destroyed by the unprecedented power of a series of tornadoes. The population is at the mercy of the unpredictable and deadly cyclones, while hunters warn that the worst is yet to come. Most people find shelter, ...
Style: serious, disaster movie, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tornado, adventure, small town, chaos, rescue, escapades, forces of nature, family relations, danger, teenage life, disaster film, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 2.1
 2K
200 M.P.H. (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the older brother (Tommy Nash) he idolizes is run off the road by a ruthless drug dealer (Darren Thomas) during a nighttime street race known as Sepulveda Suicide, Rick Merchant (Jaz Martin) channels his grief into getting revenge behind the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: car chase, street racing, contests and competitions, vengeance, rivalry, chases and races, danger, drive away, car racing, motorcycle, automobile racing, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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 ⇓
69%
 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%