Movies like Getting Even

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Getting Even (1986)
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Getting Even (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A soldier-of-fortune steals some Russian nerve gas from Afghanistan, and brings it to the U.S. to be analyzed. A greedy millionaire rancher finds out about it and sets out to steal it.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, crimes, heroes, hostages, hostage, psychopath, confined, terrorism, chase, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, escapades, deadly, rivalry, race against time, catastrophe, female agent, car chase, extortion, corrupt businessman, babe scientist, nerve gas, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman wearing a gas mask
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas

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Most similar movies to Getting Even

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about danger, chases and races, heroes, rivalry, deadly, escapades and terrorism mostly in Action, Thriller and Adventure genres. Some movies like Getting Even: A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day (2013), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002), Countdown (2004), Diplomatic Siege (1999), Hijack (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Cast into a violent and bloody world of murder, Hereward, a novice monk, must deliver the Holy Gospel of Lindisfarne - a book of great beauty and power - to the safety of the Iona monastery, while being pursued by a Viking death squad hell- bent on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: viking, master warrior, monk, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, chase, danger, monastery, christianity, chases and races ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
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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
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85%
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Countdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terror from within by Yury Felshtinsky and Alexander Litvinenko, representing them as parts of the plan masterminded and sponsored by exiled tycoon Pokrovsky (obvious hint at Boris Berezovsky in real life) and aimed to discredit Russian security ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: terrorism, deadly, hostage, undercover, heroic mission, rivalry, adventure, danger, crimes, hostages, save the world, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
65%
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Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, confined, danger, race against time, save the day, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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
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Survival Quest (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same time to go camping. When one of the soldiers thinks their boss ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, survival, mountain, adventure, murder, rivalry, danger, deadly, hostage, hostages, treasure hunt, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
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Heaven's Fire (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Action
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrorists seize a building with intent to blow it up. However, one of the men trapped in the building is an ex-treasury agent, who just happens to be there with his wife and children in a tour group. Having to fight the terrorists and fires that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fire, dishonesty, one man army, crimes, danger, heroes, secret agents, crime, confined, rivalry, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
51%
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Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, car chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lost in Plainview (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, on the road, danger, chases and races, crimes, car chase, deadly, stalking, psychopath, chase ...
Time: contemporary
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The Zone (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Former Gulf War hero Rowdy Welles is framed for murder by unscrupulous CIA boss Dick Althorp. As his price of freedom, Welles is ordered to undertake a deadly mission to destroy a nuclear processing plant in a foreign nation, owned by dangerous ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, crimes, danger, secret agents, adventure, one man army, heroes, chases and races, confined, rivalry, deadly, espionage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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 ⇓
48%
Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534 (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having taken the blame for an accident beyond his control, pilot Mike Hogan has been on administrative leave indefinitely; however when the airline is desperately short of staff, he is offered to be first officer and accepts, without enthusiasm, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: airplane, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, flight attendant, confined, danger, catastrophe, pilot, teleportation, graphic violence, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Hangmen (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rob Greene has information about an undercover terror team inside the CIA led by Joe Connelly. To stay alive with the knowledge, he is advised to stay undercover by his supervisor Andrews. Connelly's men try to kill Greene, but he can escape ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chases and races, undercover, race against time, law enforcement, one man army, special agents, danger, master criminal, crimes, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Escape from Alaska (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A helicopter pilot work with a husband and his wife in the frozen North tagging foxes for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an avalanche hits the group, the husband is killed and only by the pilot's perseverance is the wife saved. Two ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mountain, rescue, deadly, survival, catastrophe, forces of nature, fighting the system, chases and races, race against time, heroes, danger, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Nowhere to Land (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot must safely land a 747 on which deadly nerve gas has been planted.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, airplane, crimes, deadly, special agents, law enforcement, heroes, danger, chases and races, nerve gas, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, year 2000
Place: usa, australia, california, sydney australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tidal Wave: No Escape (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A retired and disgruntled scientist is brought out of retirement to explain why tidal waves are wiping out coastal communities. But is he part of the problem?
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tsunami, catastrophe, government agency, save the day, space and aliens, contests and competitions, environmentalism, undercover, crimes, deadly, save the planet, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Final Approach (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: FBI hostage rescue team leader Jack Bender has been sacked for not being a team player, and months later he finds himself in the ultimate hostage nightmare: stuck aboard a plane that's been taken over by a group of well-armed terrorists who ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorism, daring rescue, crimes, race against time, rescue, danger, master criminal, deadly, save the day, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Air Collision (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a solar storm wipes out the air traffic control system, Air Force One and a passenger jet liner are locked on a collision course in the skies above the midwest.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, survival, save the day, race against time, danger, confined, escapades, disorder, control room, army, nothing goes right, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, rescue, adventure, daring rescue, confined, deadly, danger, save the day, race against time, special agents, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Flight of Black Angel (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A top US Air Force fighter pilot decides that his call sign of Black Angel means that he's a messenger of God. Freely committing murders as he goes, he steals a nuclear weapon and his plane. Taking a family hostage to help him, he works on ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, hostage, hijacking, daring rescue, chases and races, escapades, military, one man army, rivalry, danger, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Depth Charge (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jason Gedrick and Eric Roberts lead the cast of this thriller about a submarine captain who attempts to hold Washington, D.C. hostage for a billion dollars, and the heroic doctor who struggles to thwart the plan before the situation escalates.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: submarine, confined, hostage, hostages, save the world, terrorism, nuclear threat, state affairs, good versus evil, save the day, adventure, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 2K
Blast (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A terrorist posing as environmentalist hijacks an oil rig off the coast of California with the intent of detonating an electromagnetic bomb over the US.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, hidden identity, daring rescue, isolation, rivalry, save the day, law enforcement, danger, undercover, escapades, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
2010: Moby Dick (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: That infamous whale is bigger, badder and a whole lot stronger in this sci-fi reimagining of Herman Melville’s classic tale of the battle between man, sea and sea creature starring “Xena” alum Rene O’Connor as the (traditionally male) ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, heroes, obsession, submarine, dangerous animal, rivalry, deadly, danger, losing-it hero, escapades, chases and races, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
39%
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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 ⇓
38%