Movies like Hijack

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Hijack (1998)
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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, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, hijacking, heroes, crimes, law enforcement, confined, race against time, save the day, terrorist plot, terrorist group, militia, hostage, kidnapping, graphic violence, rivalry, state affairs, fight, terrorist, abduction, violence, gunfight, politician, aikido, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california

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Most similar movies to Hijack

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, terrorism, chases and races, rivalry, deadly, heroes and one man army mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Hijack: Target (2004), Counter Measures (1998), Diplomatic Siege (1999), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002), Deadly Outbreak (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.7
 630
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: realistic, rough, serious
Plot: terrorism, crimes, rivalry, sniper, soldier, law enforcement, state affairs, hostage, graphic violence, undercover, kidnapping, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Counter Measures (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, terrorism, disaster, u.s. navy, ambassador, sex scene, terrorist, terrorist plot, graphic violence, confined, save the day, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, suspense
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, bucharest, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, adventure, rivalry, race against time, heroic mission, heroes, crimes, confined, escapades, hijacking, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Deadly Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dutton Hatfield, played by Jeff Speakman, is working for the American embassy. He finds himself inside a biochemical weapon laboratory when terrorists headed by Colonel Baron (played by TimeCop villain Ron Silver) take over the place. Baron is ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, terrorism, heroes, graphic violence, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, special agents, save the day, master criminal, tough heroes, bio weapon ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 666
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, crimes, daring rescue, race against time, rescue, heroes, tough heroes, save the day, master criminal, one man army, air disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.6
 452
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, captivating, touching, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, rescue, hostile takeover, bomb, terrorist, confined, journalism, race against time, crimes, heroes, terrorist plot, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.6
 346
Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, martial arts, heroes, one man army, terrorism, americana, frame up, vigilantism, redemption, hijacking, haunted by the past, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, confined, save the day, adventure, survival, undercover, race against time, heroes, daring rescue, tough heroes, air disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.1
 410
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, save the day, undercover, master criminal, rivalry, special agents, law enforcement, crimes, race against time, vengeance, fbi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, conspiracy, terrorist, dishonesty, state affairs, false accusation, political conspiracy, crimes, confined, fighting the system, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.3
 2K
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, janitor, heroes, martial arts, swimmer, psychopath, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, confined, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 3.7
 315
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, adventure, bounty hunter, save the day, one man army, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, race against time, escapades, gang, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.3
 913
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, disaster, hijacking, terrorism, boat, military life, heroic mission, tough heroes, confined, race against time, heroes, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, hostage, admiral, submarine, captain, cruise ship, ship, hijacking, heroes, tough law enforcer, crimes, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.7
 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, terrorism, hidden identity, daring rescue, isolation, escapades, law enforcement, rivalry, save the day, undercover, adventure, disguise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.9
 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, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, kidnapping, adventure, crimes, one man army, daring rescue, heroes, terrorist, rescue, love interest, terrorist plot ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, martial arts, police detective, tough heroes, wooing, kidnapping, chaos and mayhem, love affair, hijacking, working undercover, tough law enforcer, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, europe, russia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 4.3
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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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: suspense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, chase, secret agents, save the day, law enforcement, crimes, daring rescue, state affairs, government agency, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.5
 8K
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, race against time, hostage, master criminal, daring rescue, save the day, police investigation, unlikely partners, reluctant partners, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, home invasion, empire, hostage, heroes, master warrior, gangsters, heroic mission, fighting crime, undercover, crimes, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: terrorism, assassination, state affairs, political corruption, political conspiracy, government agency, race against time, dishonesty, military, political intrigue, one against many, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 4.2
 380
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fire, tower, secret agents, undercover, save the day, confined, heroes, dishonesty, one man army, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, terrorist, martial arts, terrorism, soldier, espionage, tough heroes, crimes, gang, rivalry, escapades, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: aviation, disaster, hijacking, biological warfare, hostage, tough heroes, airplane, confined, one man army, terrorism, law enforcement, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.7
 475
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, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, kidnapping, chase, nuclear missile, cia agent, nuclear, tough heroes, injustice, battles, hijacking, working undercover, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.3
 505
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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: submarine, confined, hostage, save the world, nuclear threat, state affairs, adventure, good versus evil, save the day, terrorism, blackmail, extortion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.9
 1K
Red Line (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, survival, terrorist, tunnel, confined, race against time, escapades, bomb, trapped, underground, train crash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.2
 4K
Detonator (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Croatia, USA
Duration: 98 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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, hijacking, railway, spy, general, gulf war, scientist, mercenary, hostage, heroes, terrorism, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, russia, ussr, middle east, iran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%