Movies like Hijack

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Hijack (1998)
 4.1
 277
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: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, martial arts, terrorism, crimes, heroes, hostages, confined, hijacking, danger, chases and races, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, race against time, state affairs, save the day, kidnapping, terrorist, violence, politician, gunfight, aikido, senator, bomb, terrorist group ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa

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Most similar movies to Hijack

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, chases and races, terrorism, rivalry, heroes, confined and deadly mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Hijack: Hour of Valor (2000), Operation Delta Force (1997), Death Train (2003), Blast (1997), Counter Measures (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.8
 458
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, hijacking, crimes, confined, save the day, adventure, state affairs, secret agents, special agents, rivalry, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Operation Delta Force (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, South Africa
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A team of military experts and scientists go after a terrorist group that has seized a deadly virus and is threatening to release it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, terrorism, terrorist group, virus, undercover, battles, tough heroes, daring rescue, chases and races, secret agents, one man army ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, pentagon, africa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 3.0
 301
Death Train (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, one man army, chase, confined, chases and races, adventure, hostages, isolation, hijacking, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.3
 1K
Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 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: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, janitor, hostage, contests and competitions, alcohol abuse, law enforcement, deadly, heroes, rivalry, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Counter Measures (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: US Navy medical officer Jake Fuller is assigned to a goodwill visit aboard a Russian submarine. But he and his companion, Lt. Swain, end up alone among terrorists, who have taken over the submarine and threaten to fire its nuclear weapons.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, hijacking, terrorism, u.s. navy, ambassador, russian, heroes, deadly, race against time, save the day, confined, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 2.6
 586
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, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, danger, tough heroes, ocean or sea, rivalry, airplane, heroes, deadly, hijacking, race against time, gang, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.5
 728
Crash Dive (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The crew of the nuclear submarine USS Ulysses rescues supposed victims of a boat disaster, but the victims turn out to be terrorists intent on capturing nuclear weapons aboard the sub. Only a former SEAL, now a submarine consultant, can save the ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, one man army, hijacking, terrorism, heroic mission, confined, military life, heroes, deadly, save the day, military, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, save the day, special agents, crimes, hostages, confined, heroic mission, danger, escapades, state affairs, secret agents, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Best of the Best 4: Without Warning (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of Russian mobsters have stolen a huge supply of paper for printing U.S. currency, and are now flooding the market with conterfeit bills. When one of the mobsters decides to give herself in and hand over a data CD to the DA, she is shot and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, forgery, law enforcement, crime, adventure, criminal heroes, confined, heroic mission, rivalry, partners, fighting crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.4
 374
Critical Mass (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jeffers works security at a nuclear power plant. The plant is being decommissioned, and a politician is touring the plant and videotaping his comments regarding the closing. A terrorist group led by Samson gets inside the gates, with their ultimate ...
Style: semi serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, tough girl, terrorist group, bomb, hostile takeover, rescue, terrorist, state affairs, rivalry, danger, chases and races, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 3K
Detonator (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Croatia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a renegade Russian general sends a nuclear bomb hurtling toward the Middle East aboard a hijacked train, special agents are dispatched to disarm the deadly device. Ten tons of steel and one ounce of hot plutonium are now riding roughshod ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, soviet, scientist, mercenary, hijacking, rivalry, undercover, danger, heroes, chases and races, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, russia, iran, middle east, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, false accusation, state affairs, dishonesty, political conspiracy, rivalry, danger, confined, chases and races, crime, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 70K
Under Siege (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This action-packed thriller takes place on the soon-to-be-decommissioned USS Missouri. Disgruntled ex-CIA operative Strannix, his assistant Krill and their group of terrorists seize the battleship with nuclear blackmail in mind. They've planned ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, one man army, race against time, hijacking, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.2
 251
Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, martial arts, chases and races, law enforcement, good versus evil, tough heroes, americana, frame up, haunted by the past, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 575
Final Approach (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, tough heroes, hostages, crimes, escapades, daring rescue, chases and races, save the day, confined, rivalry, rescue, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.8
 213
Hangfire (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a large group of escaped convicts take Ike Slayton, a Vietnam veteran's wife hostage, Slayton enlists the help of his old army friend in a furious search to find her, while a hard-nosed National Guardsman leads a platoon of solders ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: chases and races, tough law enforcer, fugitives, confined, evacuation, hijacking, hostages, crimes, save the day, rivalry, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.5
 251
Tunnel (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-SAS agent and a thief battle for their lives as air runs out in a maze of abandoned mine tunnels while they're searching for $200 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, unlikely partners, hostages, bounty hunter, gang, hijacking, terrorism, race against time, one man army, partners, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A passenger train has been hijacked by an electronics expert and turned into an untraceable command center for a weapons satellite. He has planned to blow up Washington DC and only one man can stop him, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, nuclear threat, one man army, terrorism, hijacking, terrorist, one on one, heroes, deadly, tough heroes, uncontrollable ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, colorado, denver colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Another Meltdown (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A patriotic Chinese cop is reposted to fictional East European country Lavernia as punishment for ignoring orders during a plane hijack operation. There he encounters his ex-girlfriend, who fled to Lavernia after Tiananmen Square. Their paths soon ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, government agency, deadly, love affair, airplane, rivalry, crimes, working undercover, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, russia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Nine Deaths of the Ninja (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of drug runners/freedom fighters has kidnapped a busload of tourists in the Philippines and is threatening to kill them all if one of their partners is not released from prison and the government doesn't halt its anti-drug policies. To ...
Style: rough, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, ninja, terrorist, confined, daring rescue, escapades, criminal heroes, adventure, tough heroes, mentally unstable, politics, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, danger, survival, deadly, heroes, terrorism, race against time, hijacking, one man army, tough heroes, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, tough heroes, undercover, deadly, heroes, danger, race against time, terrorism, hijacking, adventure, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Strategic Command (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick Harding is a former Marines officer, now working in the FBI as a chemical weapons designer. While packing up for the night, a group of armed soldiers led by wanted criminal Carlos Gruber, break into the FBI research lab. They steal large ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, rivalry, law enforcement, gulf war, tough heroes, heroes, deadly, one man army, terrorism, race against time, airplane, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorist, deadly, undercover, government agency, heroes, danger, rivalry, working undercover, escapades, chases and races, special agents ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 295
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, crime, hostages, chases and races, escapades, secret agents, heist, one man army, hijacking, danger, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Operation Delta Force 2: Mayday (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A ship captained by the father (Dale Dye) of the leader (Michael McGrady) of Delta Force is taken hostage by terrorists. As might be expected the force is sent in to stop them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, terrorist, exploding helicopter, hostage, cruise ship, captain, admiral, chases and races, daring rescue, save the day, hostages, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
 6K
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, race against time, terrorism, master criminal, daring rescue, save the day, police investigation, reluctant partners, hostages, confined, one man army, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, nuclear threat, one man army, race against time, chase, tough heroes, secret agents, heroic mission, danger, state affairs, save the day, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, pentagon, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, assassination, political conspiracy, political corruption, danger, state affairs, government agency, political intrigue, dishonesty, race against time, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 2K
Blast (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, terrorism, race against time, chases and races, adventure, law enforcement, rivalry, hidden identity, deadly, undercover, special agents, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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