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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, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, martial arts, terrorism, hostages, race against time, kidnapping, save the day, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, confined, law enforcement, state affairs, aikido, terrorist plot, senator, hostile takeover, terrorist group, hand to hand combat, terrorist, fistfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, chases and races, terrorism, heroes, rivalry, confined and deadly mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Hijack: Operation Delta Force (1997), Hour of Valor (2000), Death Train (2003), Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995), Submerged (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, virus, terrorist group, soldier, terrorism, hostages, one man army, adventure, secret agents, daring rescue, race against time, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, south africa, mine, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.8
 451
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, hijacking, hostages, secret agents, special agents, adventure, witnessing a crime, daring rescue, race against time, save the day, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 3.0
 297
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, one man army, chase, hostages, special agents, countryside, adventure, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, hijacking, one man army, terrorist, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, navy seal, tough heroes, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: pentagon, denver colorado, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, master warrior, partners against crime, crime, fighting crime, forgery, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.6
 579
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, daring rescue, ocean or sea, airplane, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.4
 716
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, terrorism, hijacking, one man army, save the day, ocean or sea, heroic mission, confined, danger, deadly, heroes, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hijacking, scientist, soviet, mercenary, terrorism, fugitives, hostages, one man army, adventure, secret agents, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, russia, iran, middle east, kentucky ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, hijacking, russian, ambassador, u.s. navy, terrorism, chases and races, terrorist plot, confined, danger, heroes, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, janitor, hostage, swimming pool, swimmer, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, politics, government agency, hostages, one man army, secret agents, special agents, race against time, rescue, save the day, heroic mission, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.4
 373
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: bomb, hostile takeover, terrorist group, rescue, terrorist, tough girl, terrorism, hostages, race against time, save the day, chases and races, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.5
 250
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, hostages, unlikely partners, adventure, crime gone awry, race against time, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: fugitives, hostages, small town, tough law enforcer, save the day, hijacking, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, captivity, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.2
 248
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, martial arts, terrorism, hostages, save the day, vigilantism, frame up, hijacking, confined, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, government agency, lone wolves, master criminal, master warrior, one man army, airplane, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, daring rescue, terrorism, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, europe, hong kong, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.9
 7K
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, rough, awful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, train explosion, one man army, race against time, rescue, terrorism, undercover, government agency, adventure, hostages, runaway train, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, terrorist, government agency, secret agents, espionage, terrorism, working undercover, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 3.7
 187
Warhead (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terrorists seize an American nuclear missile site and threaten to launch the missiles at Washington unless the President resigns immediately and $1 billion is placed in a Swiss account in 8 hours.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: race against time, terrorism, chases and races, adventure, danger, heroes, save the world, chaos and mayhem, confined, crimes, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: haiti, idaho, pentagon, switzerland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 50K
The Peacemaker (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When a train carrying atomic warheads mysteriously crashes in the former Soviet Union, a nuclear specialist discovers the accident is really part of a plot to cover up the theft of the weapons. Assigned to help her recover the missing bombs is a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: helicopter, terrorism, race against time, train, train crash, bridge, sniper, special agents, urban, terrorist, nuclear missile, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, russia, chechnya, sarajevo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 576
Bloodmoon (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ken O'Hara (Gary Daniels) is a "Mindhunter" - a serial killer specialist enlisted to find the mass murderer (Darren Shahlavi) intent on killing the strongest fighters in New York City. Trying to catch this cunning and clever killer is ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, master criminal, master warrior, one man army, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, working undercover, tough heroes, hitman, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 567
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, hostages, master criminal, one man army, daring rescue, race against time, rescue, save the day, terrorism, hijacking, kidnapping, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, fighting the system, airplane, on the run, false accusation, crime, political conspiracy, righting the wronged, chases and races, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.3
 289
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fire, hostages, one man army, crime, tower, secret agents, save the day, heist, hijacking, confined, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 68K
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hijacking, ship, mercenary, one man army, cook, terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, navy, tough law enforcer, nuclear missile, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: battleship, pentagon, hawaii, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 1K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, race against time, terrorism, hostages, special agents, adventure, daring rescue, save the day, hijacking, chases and races, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 160
Forced to Kill (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A repo man tries to deliver a repossessed Jaguar. He's captured by a bizarre family, straight out of the backwoods, who force him to fight in an illegal, bare-fist tournament run by an insane sheriff.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, chase, murder, adventure, good versus evil, crimes, heroes, rivalry, athlete's life, lone wolves, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostages, special agents, adventure, race against time, airplane, save the day, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, one man army ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.8
 2K
Skyscraper (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A helicopter charter turns deadly when the pilot finds that she is on a building held by terrorists. It is up to her and her husband to save the hostages.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: skyscraper, terrorism, missing person, confined, crimes, adventure, danger, deadly, heroes, good versus evil, hostages, rescue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The President's Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To many, Joshua McCord (Chuck Norris) is a charismatic Asian studies professor. To the President of the United States, he's America's greatest secret weapon; a covert operative charged with only the most sensitive and dangerous missions.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: first lady, martial arts, pistol, kidnapping, daring rescue, race against time, adventure, usa president, save the day, missing person, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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