Movies like No Dead Heroes

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No Dead Heroes (1986)
 3.4
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No Dead Heroes (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Left for dead in Vietnam, Lieutenant Cotter became a guinea pig for KGB baddie Mitovitch. Implanted with a mind control microchip, he is turned into a mindless killer. His colleague Lieutenant Sanders goes looking for him in Cambodia, then in El Salvador, where they kill pretty much everyone they meet.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, assassination, espionage, crimes, special agents, military, heroes, battles, terrorism, captivity, computers and web, rebellion, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, chaos, law enforcement, buddies, escapades, deadly, undercover, state affairs, cons and scams, rape, cia ...
Place: vietnam, cambodia, russia, asia

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Most similar movies to No Dead Heroes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about heroes, rivalry, deadly, crimes, chases and races, danger and state affairs mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like No Dead Heroes: Plato's Run (1997), New World Disorder (1999), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002), First Target (2000), Con Games (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.5
 401
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, assassination attempt, fugitives, on the run, government agency, state affairs, dishonesty, crimes, secret agents, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
New World Disorder (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gang of four eyed crooks led by Kurt Bishop (McCarthy) are ripping off top dollar computer chips from a list of factories. The night they hit Dynaphase Systems, two dirty employees are staying late using company resources to develop their own ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, danger, rivalry, partners, confined, blind ambition, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, crimes, heroes, military, escapades, danger, deadly, rescue, undercover, hostages, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, undercover, rivalry, race against time, terrorism, heroic mission, chases and races, confined, heroes, crimes, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, frogman
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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8991
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5725
 5.0
 574
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: undercover, danger, state affairs, government agency, political intrigue, political conspiracy, save the day, head of state, crimes, secret agents, assassination attempt, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 2.7
 339
Con Games (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A decorated Army veteran goes undercover as a prison inmate to investigate the death of a Senator's grandson, who was killed while behind bars. Once under lock and key, he finds himself at the mercy of an all-powerful guard whose deadly ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, investigation, confined, undercover, prison, working undercover, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, state affairs, crimes ...
Time: future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.4
 218
Sunstorm (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When The General is assassinated in the streets of San Juan, his four daughters are left embroiled in a scheme that leads all the way to the CIA and U.S. Treasury department. Now they must rely on each other to escape with their lives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, cons and scams, vengeance, manhunt, crimes, unlikely partners, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, siblings relations, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: assassination, martial arts, undercover, special agents, special agent, rivalry, deadly, government agency, crimes, vengeance, master criminal, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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3335
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1713
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745
 4.1
 421
Con Express (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hotheaded Alaskan customs agent (Sean Patrick Flannery) unwillingly teams up with a coldhearted but beautiful Soviet agent (Ursula Karven) to capture a rogue Russian general (Arnold Vosloo), selling a shipment of deadly nerve gas. Tensions and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hostage, danger, hostages, crimes, adventure, deadly, rivalry, partners, terrorism, prison, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.8
 488
Raven (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, danger, adventure, manhunt, obsessive quest, chases and races, crimes, government agency, graphic violence, distopia, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, danger, daring rescue, state affairs, one man army, tough heroes, save the day, chases and races, law enforcement, heroes, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.5
 668
Asker (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When deadly anthrax missiles are stolen by a militia, ATF agent Ethan Carter (Dean Cain) must go undercover and join the group to save the country from disaster.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, hostage, rebelliousness, working undercover, espionage, secret agents, heroes, save the day, deadly, state affairs, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.7
 75
Quiet Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jesse Palmer, is a Vietnam Veteran who must discomfit his ex-commanding officer turned crooked senate candidate named Whalen from conspiring to turn over part of the U.S. Government to terrorists. Whalen has all the help that he can afford. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, political corruption, vietnam veteran, one man army, crimes, on the run, deadly, heroes, crime, law enforcement, chases and races, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Covert Action (1988)
Genre: Action, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Inside the stately Senate Hearing Room, Frank White, professional soldier, Vietnam vet and CIA operative, is fighting the toughest battle of his life: he's on trial for the assassination of Miguel Rivera, a Central American diplomat. Only two ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: trial, mercenary, military, heroes, rebellion, deadly, undercover, soldier, assassination, adventure, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Sticks of Death (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man masters the ancient art of arnis with the help of his grandfather to get revenge on a group of crooks who attempted to beat him to death.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, contests and competitions, rivalry, cons and scams, vengeance, criminal heroes, gangsters, danger, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.8
 178
Fear (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A family living in an isolated cabin in the woods are terrorized by a gang of escaped convicts. Their leader, a serial killer, is a disturbed Vietnam veteran. What the gang doesn't know is that the family's father is also a Vietnam ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, chases and races, danger, crimes, violence spree, missing person, on the road, kidnapping, family in danger, escape, deadly, gang ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 402
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: special agents, save the day, undercover, terrorism, rivalry, race against time, danger, law enforcement, gunfight, save the kingdom, strong female presence, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, state affairs, daring rescue, law enforcement, government agency, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4.7
 292
Assassin (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A retired agent from an Intelligence Agency is contacted by the Agency in order to stop an ultra-secret robot who is killing some government officials. That will be not an easy task, because the robot looks human and it was specifically built to be ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer robot, mad scientist, androids and robots, espionage, crimes, chaos, mentally unstable, assassination, escapades, life is a bitch, undercover, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.0
 625
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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, daring rescue, gang, race against time, heroes, rivalry, confined, save the day, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.1
 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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, adventure, crimes, danger, daring rescue, heroes, one man army, deadly, terrorist plot, love interest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
 241
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, escapades, government agency, deadly, soldier, state affairs, secret agents, dishonesty, chases and races, life is a bitch, undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
 253
Border Lost (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Over five thousand people illegally cross the border each day. There are areas where crime is at its highest, where criminals prey upon these defenseless groups. An elite task force is put together with high expectations of solving this problem that ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: illegal immigration, danger, partners against crime, partners, heroes, government agency, escapades, immigrants, daring rescue, deadly, desert, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, save the day, hostages, crimes, rescue, politics, danger, race against time, heroes, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, balkan, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Programmed to Kill (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: International terrorist leader, Fatima, is critically injured when she attempts to hijack a jumbo jet and is thwarted by Eric Matthews and his anti-terrorist organization, The Retaliators. Fatima is taken to a top-secret research institute, where ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, kidnapping, terrorism, cyborgs, rivalry, heroes, deadly, chases and races, danger, computers and web, technology gone awry, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, greece, middle east, crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 352
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, hostages, chases and races, rescue, confined, heroes, daring rescue, danger, underwater scene, ocean, terrorism, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 3K
Black Tigers (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The former leader of a commando rescue attempt into Vietnam tries to discover why his squad members are being murdered, one-by-one, after the war is over.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, martial arts, heroes, rescue, danger, on the run, politics, vengeance, against the odds, lone wolves, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, los angeles, paris france, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Chaos Factor (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An American army intelligence officer discovers corruption and murder by American soldiers in Vietnam.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, military, car chase, military life, undercover, rebellion, espionage, fighting the system, rivalry, danger, race against time, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: cambodia, asia, china, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, terrorism, woman in danger, adventure, undercover, on the run, special agents, gang, save the day, survival, witnessing a crime, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 1K
Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Terrorists attempt to disrupt the Atlanta Olympics by kidnapping the U.S. women's swim team. If their demands are not met, the team will be executed. Only janitor Jack Bryant, a former Olympic gymnast champion of Tae Kwon Do felled by injuries ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, martial arts, heroes, janitor, hostages, contests and competitions, crimes, alcohol abuse, deadly, danger, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%