Movies like The Foreigner 2003

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The Foreigner (2003)
 3.4
 7K
The Foreigner (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This story is about a freelance agent (Seagal) who is the courier of a package from France to Germany. He soon finds that many people want to get their hands on it.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, chase, martial arts, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, on the run, race against time, one man army, murder, undercover, espionage, rivalry, political conspiracy, government agency, van, spy, terrorist, terrorism, fistfight, murderer, assassin, russian mafia, crimes, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, germany, poland, paris france, berlin germany, warsaw poland

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Most similar movies to The Foreigner

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, gunfight, heroes, fistfight, chases and races, crimes and rivalry mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Foreigner: Black Dawn (2005), Submerged (2005), Shadow Man (2006), Ronin (1998), Attack Force (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.8
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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: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, chase, martial arts, terrorism, one man army, race against time, undercover, spy, nuclear bomb, special agents, track down, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, amsterdam, utah
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100%
 3.7
 5K
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, espionage, rescue, martial arts, undercover, heroes, soldier, working undercover, daring rescue, good versus evil, prison, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 4K
Shadow Man (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, espionage, martial arts, save the day, adventure, undercover, government agency, rivalry, master criminal, terrorism, secret agents, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 182K
Ronin (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A briefcase with undisclosed contents – sought by Irish terrorists and the Russian mob – makes its way into criminals' hands. An Irish liaison assembles a squad of mercenaries, or 'ronin', and gives them the thorny task of ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, espionage, car chase, secret agents, mafia, escapades, cia, lone hero, undercover, chase, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, french riviera, europe, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 2.7
 4K
Attack Force (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marshall Lawson is the commander of an elite military unit. Marshall Lawson loses his strike-team in a cold-blooded and seemingly random attack, and he takes it upon himself to investigate the attack, with the help of his girlfriend Tia and his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, serial killer, criminal's revenge, police investigation, uncover truth, undercover, secret agents, investigation, adventure, frame up, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Flight of Fury (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John, is sent in to recover a stolen Stealth Bomber. His trusty sidekick Rojar and John's ever faithful Jessica, fight the rebel forces of Banansistan, led by the vivacious Ellianna.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, terrorist, pilot, bomber, martial arts, terrorism, soldier, espionage, heroic mission, crimes, gang, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Detonator (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, woman in danger, undercover, special agents, adventure, on the run, save the day, gang, gangsters, escapades, witnessing a crime, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, assassination, heroes, on the run, murder, conspiracy, political corruption, political conspiracy, frame up, politics, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.0
 5K
Out of Reach (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran Billy Ray Lancing, a former CSA agent who now works on a wildlife refuge in Northern Alaska, has been exchanging letters in a pen-pal relationship with Irina Morawska, a 13-year-old orphaned girl in Poland that he's helping out ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, friendship, human trafficking, martial arts, orphan, secret code, obsessive quest, crimes, righting the wronged, isolation, good versus evil, government agency ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 1K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, sniper, betrayal, conspiracy, assassin, adventure, save the day, on the run, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Art of War III: Retribution (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When international diplomacy comes up short, extreme measures must be taken. In the newest installment of The Art of War, Agent Neil Shaw (Treach) is on a covert mission to stop North Korean terrorists from obtaining a nuclear bomb. But when the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, un, martial arts, heroes, tough heroes, battles, scapegoat, secret agents, crimes, mysterious character, save the day, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, usa, korea, new york, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 8K
Into the Sun (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the assassination of Tokyo's Governor by Yakuza members, the CIA bureau chief (William Atherton) for Tokyo puts out a call to an agent (Steven Seagal) that had been raised in Japan and trained by ex-Yakuza. Using his former ties, he ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, assassination, gangsters, fbi, master criminal, crimes, undercover, race against time, law enforcement, vengeance, yakuza ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge plot, one man army, terrorism, assassination, state affairs, political corruption, political conspiracy, government agency, race against time, dishonesty, military, political intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.3
 613
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, hijacking, political conspiracy, state affairs, secret agents, confined, undercover, save the day, adventure, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
On Deadly Ground (1994)
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, corruption, heroes, martial arts, fight, one man army, rivalry, save the day, heroic mission, tough heroes, environmentalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, murder, daring rescue, hotshot hero, heroic mission, government agency, undercover, dishonesty, political conspiracy, bodyguard, betrayal, assassination attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
 8K
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: runaway train, train, bio weapon, race against time, rescue, terrorism, secret agents, one man army, save the day, adventure, heroic mission, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vienna, europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, martial arts, frame up, gangsters, prison, murder, organized crime, vigilante, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, paris france, new york, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Laser Mission (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: West Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A CIA agent is sent to get Professor Braun before the KGB can seize him as the Prof's knowledge, together with a recently stolen diamond, could be used to make a laser cannon.
Style: serious, suspenseful, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, secret agents, heroes, government, kgb, one man army, scientist, undercover, adventure, good versus evil, espionage, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 1K
Cover-Up (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mike Anderson, a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that threatens the lives of thousands. Dispatched to investigate a mysterious and ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, espionage, heroes, military, secret agents, reporter, spy, conspiracy, terrorist plot, cia, ambassador, political corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, los angeles, tel aviv
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, conspiracy, terrorist, dishonesty, state affairs, political conspiracy, false accusation, one man army, confined, fighting the system, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 111K
Patriot Games (1992)
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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: terrorism, spy, cia, assassination, terrorist, rivalry, hitman, revenge, state affairs, government agency, secret agents, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., ireland, london, maryland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
 5K
Unstoppable (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The deranged military and former CIA agent Dean Cage is in a rehab program, trying to forget the traumatic loss of his best friend Scott in Bosnia. When he dates with his girl-friend and Scott's sister, Detective Amy Knight, in a dinning ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, on the run, antidote, crimes, investigation, law enforcement, unstoppable, dishonesty, secret agents, undercover, master criminal, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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CIA II: Target Alexa (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie Info When a top secret nuclear guidance system is stolen by an ex-CIA operative looking to sell the deadly device to the top bidder, it's up to a determined CIA agent and the international terrorist who he has vowed to capture to team up ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorist, psychopath, working undercover, law enforcement, good versus evil, special agents, secret agents, crimes, race against time, terrorism, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Behind Enemy Lines III: Colombia (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Navy SEALS mount an attack on Colombian special forces to clear their names and rescue a hostage.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, battles, soldier, hostage, military life, frame up, heroic mission, secret agents, manhunt, military, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The President's Man: A Line in the Sand (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A counterterrorism specialist is assigned by the President to track down a terrorist who is suspected of planning to set off a nuclear device in the U.S.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, heroes, undercover, law enforcement, race against time, good versus evil, secret agents, crimes, one man army, confined, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, washington d.c., afghanistan, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.3
 589
Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, daring rescue, adventure, rescue, save the day, special agents, rivalry, confined, race against time, undercover, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.7
 464
Armstrong (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cold War has just heated up! CIA Agent Bob Taylor (Charles Napier) arrives in Moscow with his new wife Susan (Kimberley Kates) with a highly secret video tape of Russian missiles leaving an unknown base near Moscow under the cover of darkness. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, injustice, battles, tough heroes, conspiracy, track down, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, one man army, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, politics, crimes, save the day, rescue, race against time, secret agents, state affairs, government agency, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.5
 7K
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, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chase, hostage, race against time, master criminal, daring rescue, save the day, police investigation, unlikely partners, reluctant partners, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%